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Some Victims Are More Equal Than Others

Once again, Kazakhstan has been shocked by an airplane crash. 5 crew members and 16 passengers died, when a Chаllenger-200 of SCAT airlines, making a Kokshetau-Almaty City flight, crashed near Almaty City on January 29, 2013 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21243203). The country's officials have offered usual condolences to relatives of the victims, but no national mourning was declared. It seems that Kazakh authorities declare the nationwide mourning, only if big bosses and/or soldiers die tragically. Even business people, who apparently constitute the majority among the victims of ...