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Almaty: paper delivery norms

Free sheet delivery in Almaty, Kazakhstan: does the slot dictate the paper size; or is the slot size a reaction to the types of content delivered?

Newspapers the world over are commonly used as impromptu seating. In Almaty – many of the apartment blocks include thick water pipes running out close to their entrance – the newspaper are draped over the pipe to make it suitable or sitting on – the limited (paper) spine making it ideal for draping.

Whatever will we use when printed dailies go the way of the dinosaur?