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Meanwhile in ... Kazakhstan, an entire nation is struggling to learn a new alphabet
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Kazakhstan, an entire nation is struggling to learn a new alphabet. Last year Kazakhstan’s president-for-life Nursultan Nazarbayev decreed that the country would switch from reliance on Cyrillic script to use of Latin script – a move away from the country’s former Russian colonizers and toward the West. In September 2016 the country held its first international women’s surfing contest. read more


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