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Kazakhstan opens new Metro, After 23 Years

by Gareth Pearson
Kazakhstan’s new metro in the former Kazakh capital, Almaty, was recently opened, becoming the world’s newest subway system. Construction started over 23 years ago in 1988, but was halted after the fall of the USSR. The project came back to life in 2005, and opened to Almaty’s citizens in December 2011. Although it […]