The country of Kazakhstan was just caught photoshopping official photos of its new leader, and the evidence is overwhelming. It’s clear that beauty retouching techniques dramatically altered his appearance. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty made the discovery when comparing government-released photos with other pictures captured at the same place and time by ordinary journalists
In March, Kazakhstan interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took over as leader after longtime President Nursultan Nazarbaev unexpectedly resigned.
Receiving the credentials of U.S. Ambassador William H. Moser in March
It looks like the aim is to digitally nip, tuck, and smooth the 65-year-old ex-diplomat and former prime minister’s appearance as the Central Asian powerhouse prepares for its snap presidential election in June.
Meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow in April
Welcoming South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Kazakhstan in late April
Chatting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Kazakhstan in April
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