In the past few months Kazakhstan, once the quietest country in Central Asia, has turned into a hotbed of extremism... Unrest in Kazakh cities is gaining pace ahead of next month`s parliamentary elections in the country and presidential elections in the years to come. Terror threat has long become a major issue of concern in the country`s domestic policy. And one should not ignore that in the north Kazakhstan has the world`s longest 7,000 km and poorly guarded border with the Russian Federation...
Aleksandr SHUSTOV | 18.12.2011