For the ethnic Kazakhs caught up in China’s brutal repression campaign in Xinjiang, their national government, once a source of some hope, offers little support.
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A new strongman takes power in Kyrgyzstan, while former President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s heir cements his control over Kazakhstan’s government.
The agreement introduces a number of novel terms that have not previously been included in any cease-fire—all considered successes for Azerbaijan and Russia, but not necessarily for Armenia.
A war broke out on Sept. 27 in the mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, reigniting a century of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.