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"Iurta", 14-floor building, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2015

 

The yurt - a traditional symbol of Kazakh people. Powerful Soviet industrialization of Kazakhstan in the first half of the 20th century led to the emergence of thousands of industry, thousands of kilometers of roads, new cities. Places nomads turned into large regions of agriculture and animal husbandry. The traditional nomadic way of life has been replaced by sedentary. Today yurt - a reference to the historical identity in a post-Soviet context.