Kazakhstan's president is betting that transforming the alphabet will help his country bolster its national identity, ditch its Russian and Soviet colonial past and better integrate itself in the modern world.
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Critics ranging from telecom firms to Edward Snowden are slamming new Russian legislation that was pushed through in the guise of fighting terrorism.
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Completely eradicating terrorism — just like with violent crime — is simply unrealistic.
'Mission accomplished' does not quite cover his motivation for calling time-out.
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