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Sacha Baron Cohen's alter ego 'Borat' was a Hollywood hit. But his portrayal of Kazakhstan as a backward and impoverished country has led the Kazakhs to fight against this damaging misconception.
The trade in caviar is one of the most lucrative black markets in the world. Kazakhstan's local fishing agencies, meant to protect the beluga sturgeon, are accused of being the primary poachers.
For decades, the Aral Sea has been described as dying and beyond salvation. But now, the water is flowing back, bring economic revival and hope for the future.
Kazakhstan's first soap opera, "Crossroads", is no ordinary programme - it is teaching its viewers to come to terms with life after communism.