Pressure on communities comes as regional elites and big companies look to develop resource-rich Indigenous lands.
Dismissed by some as propaganda ‘nonsense’, Moscow’s warning evokes memories of the Cuban missile crisis.
Kazakhs from Almaty to the rural regions are in shock after rare and bloody protests rocked the nation of 19 million.
Tribal identities still affect the public and political life of the troubled Central Asian nation.
Rare and violent protests in the former Soviet nation are being watched closely in Moscow and across Central Asia.
According to a recent poll, almost half of Ukrainians believe that an ‘escalation’ of the conflict is possible.
Hostilities have simmered for years but tensions are now escalating amid fears of a Russian invasion.
Experts are divided on whether Moscow is planning an imminent incursion, or merely posturing to win geopolitical sway.
A brief history of the country’s first and only president accused of masterminding a new migration crisis.
In Eastern Ukraine, one small town is fighting for survival in the shadow of Europe’s bloodiest armed conflict.