Not a Drop to Drink

Popkova, Katerina
September 2014
Transitions Online;9/22/2014, p13
The article discusses the lack of clean drinking water in Ikan, a village in Kazakhstan. The village faces lack of water-supply facilities, and its residents face severe shortages of drinking water. Ak Bulak Program, launched in 2011, was aimed at supplying clean water to the remote areas of Kazakhstan, but prosecutors and local officials say that the program is full of corruption.


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