Kazakhstan Prizes Its Cowboys, but Few Would you like to Saddle Up for Harsh Life

Kazakhstan Prizes Its Cowboys, but Few Would you like to Saddle Up for Harsh Life

KERBULAQ, Kazakhstan — It’s been a lengthy, rough trip for the cowboys of Kazakhstan, descendants associated with nomadic herders whom roamed across Central Asia until Russia declared in 1864 them to settle down that it could no longer tolerate their “turbulent and unsettled character” and would force.

Steadily stripped of the pastureland by Russian officials and settlers when you look at the nineteenth century, after which of the cattle after Russia’s 1917 revolution, nomads became employed on the job collective farms.

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