Department of International Relations, Ablai
Khan Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
Author's profile: Dilfuza Roziyeva teaches literature at Ablai
Khan University of International Relations and World Languages.
Almaty district repair works have started in Zheruiyk park, Student park, on Otan Korgaushylar square, at the boulevard along Ablai
khan avenue, near Ataturk monument, in the public garden in front of Zhastar Palace.
Screenplay by Russian scribe Rustam Ibragimbekov ("Burnt by the Sun") blends sketchy facts about historical figure Ablai
Khan (an 18th century Kazak military strategist whose efforts at unification helped to create Kazakhstan's borders), with shades of the biblical book "Exodus," Ridley Scott's "Gladiator," and that film's 1964 exemplar "The Fall of the Roman Empire," among many others from the epic back catalog.
Tonight all Ablai [militia members in the town of Same] have to be on standby in their posts and in their houses.
ABLAI: I have a message from a Kopassus commander regarding the pickup of rifles in Kassa.
ABLAI: If they want to leave, pull them out, kill them, and dump them in the river.
ABLAI: If we can't catch them through Babolu, we'll catch them at the fork in the road.
"Communism is the perfect system," argues 28-year-old Ablai Semigaliyev, using the present tense.
Ablai laments the breakup of the USSR: "It was sad for everyone.