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Officials expect a 130,000-strong force to be assembled within weeks.
Vast natural resources have made a select few rich while millions of Kazaks struggle to make ends meet.
Resistance continues despite studies showing the jab shields both expectant mothers and their babies.
Citizens from the Middle East, Africa and Asia say that they are being routinely discriminated against when applying for residency.
State blames increasing cost on global market, while analysts see exploitation and corruption at fault.
Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.