A former government official in Kazakhstan recently kicked a female flight attendant, reportedly because she did not speak Kazakh. The story has caused a stir on social media. Blogger Pivovar offers [ru] the most interesting and most widely shared Twitter posts on this incident, such as the one below:
Казахстан-2013: бить стюардесс – можно. Показывать факи кортежам – нельзя. Так и запишем
— Александр Цой (@Alexandr_Tsoy) September 27, 2013
Kazakhstan-2013: you can kick female flight attendants. You cannot show a finger to [senior officials’] corteges. I will pencil this down.