Kazakhstan: TV Epic Promises Game of Thrones-Style Thrills

The Kazakh-made TV series – called Kazakh Khanate – dramatizes the tumultuous events leading up to the creation of the first Kazakh state in 1465 amid the collapse of the Mongolian-ruled Golden Horde. (Photo: Kazakfilm)

Armor-clad warriors surge out from behind a rocky outcrop and gallop across the steppe amid a thunder of hooves, banners flapping in the breeze and swords aloft. Emitting furious war cries, they descend on an encampment and – with a clash of swords – a pitched battle ensues.
 

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Joanna Lillis is a freelance writer who specializes in Central Asia.

Kazakhstan: TV Epic Promises Game of Thrones-Style Thrills

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