The futuristic city has become a showcase for Kazakhstan’s grand ambitions, and for Russia’s expanding global aspirations.
Jan 27, 2017
Liz Sly is the Post’s Beirut bureau chief, and is currently covering the turmoil in the wider Middle East. Before joining the Post, she covered Iraq for the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. She has over two decades experience as a foreign correspondent, based in the Middle East, Africa, China, South Asia and Europe.