Kazakhstan

tech-power

As Authoritarian Governments Surveil the Internet, Open Source Projects Decide How to Respond

Kazakhstan is telling citizens to download a cryptographic certificate, letting authorities monitor their traffic. Mozilla and Wikimedia are discussing how to respond from afar.
Joseph Cox
7.24.19
Premieres

This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World

Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
Kim Kelly
11.15.18
Open Submission Wednesdays

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 23

You're all on timeout after this one.
Kristin Corry
Kim Kelly
Jabbari Weekes
9.20.18
vice exclusive

Revealed: UK's Head of 'Tax Simplification' Is Helping Set Up a Tax Haven

A government tax adviser and one of Theresa May's "business ambassadors" are helping to create a tax haven in Kazakhstan.
Solomon Hughes
7.23.18
Very Nice

Happy Anniversary to the Time a Sports Ceremony Played the Borat Song by Accident

Great success!
Emma Garland
3.23.18
urban exploration

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.
Julian Morgans
3.9.18
Booze

The Joy of Not-So-Secretly Drinking on Russian Trains

In vodka-soaked Russia, a calamity has taken place: Booze is banned on the trains. But that doesn't mean passengers and crew aren't drinking.
Dave Hazzan
2.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Reimburse Tourists Fined for Wearing Borat's Mankini

The 'Borat'-loving tourists were arrested in Kazakhstan for dressing up like Cohen's character.
River Donaghey
11.21.17
Travel

My Strange Winter with a Shaman in Kazakhstan

Photographer Denis Vejas documents the practices of one of the country's last Sufi dervishes.
Denis Vejas
11.30.16
Stuff

How Does Kazakhstan Feel About 'Borat' Ten Years Later?

"It was a comedy—not a documentary."
VICE Staff
11.4.16
mortal kombat - finish him!

Poland’s World Cup Qualifier Against Kazakhstan: Elbows, Chokeholds and a Bloody Nose

Things got really fucking tetchy between Poland and Kazakhstan on Sunday evening. Like, really fucking tetchy.
UK Sports Staff
9.5.16
Travel

The Grueling Lives of Foreign Students Who Spend Summers Working in America

They go to the best universities in their home countries. But in America, they're just "the help."
VICE Staff
6.16.16
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