A step closer to being blown away

June 3, 2009

Kazakhstan is the place where Borat, its most famous citizen, drinks vodka and traditional Kazakh wine made from fermented horse urine.
But –

Just in case anyone doubted it, Borat’s Kazakhstan is indeed a work of fiction. Horses do not yet have the vote here, women do ride on the inside of buses (and collect the fares too) and the country’s chief Rabbi not long ago praised the government for its support of the small Jewish community

There’s a darker side.
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