- "But I will say this: As a vacation spot, you could do worse than Kazakhstan in the spring."
- ―Tony Stark
Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a contiguous transcontinental country in Central Asia, with its smaller part west of the Ural River in Europe.
Tony Stark traveled to Kazakhstan during his early quest of establishing world peace, using his newly created identity as Iron Man.
A cell from the terrorist group of the Ten Rings, in league with a rogue faction of Russian nationalists took many hostages in the city of Pavlodar.
Stark solved the situation hitting a depot to defeat the terrorists while saving the lives of all the hostages.