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Kazakhstan is a country miner. It produces coal, iron, manganese and has the largest uranium reserves in the world. And it is also a power of the so-called cryptocurrency mining which is the way the process of computer validation of these assets. More than 18% of the capacity to encode cryptocurrencies is found there, according to the Cambridge University Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI). It is the second country behind the USA that has the 35, 4%. The decision of the Kazakh authorities to cut off the internet during the recent social unrest caused a decrease in mining capacity of 2.2%.