Nursultan Nazarbayev

Nursultan Nazarbayev addresses Kazakhstan

Nursultan Nazarbayev addresses Kazakhstan

Former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev broke his silence Tuesday in his first appearance since early January when mass protests rocked the country. A video message from the national leader, whom many already …

Nazarbayev's nephew sacked as deputy state security chief

Nazarbayev's nephew sacked as deputy state security chief

Samat Abish, the nephew of former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, was sacked as second-in-command at the National Security committee on Monday, the president's office said. The decision was made by the President of Kazakhstan …

Wired internet access resumes in Kazakhstan’s capital

Wired internet access resumes in Kazakhstan’s capital

Wired internet access, suspended in Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan on Monday, was resumed again on Tuesday, but mobile internet services were still not available. The city’s internet services were suspended at approximately …

Nursultan Nazarbayev resides in Nur-Sultan

Nursultan Nazarbayev resides in Nur-Sultan

Nursultan Nazarbayev is in the capital of Kazakhstan, his press secretary Aidos Ukibay reports. According to him, Nazarbayev calls on everyone to unite around President of Kazakhstan Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev “to overcome current …

Lukashenkо holds telephone conversation with Nazarbayev

Lukashenkо holds telephone conversation with Nazarbayev

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko held a telephone conversation with the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the press service of the Belarusian leader informs. The conversation took place tonight. …

Nazarbayev's nephew not detained in Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev's nephew not detained in Kazakhstan

Reports of the alleged detention of Samat Abish, the first deputy chairman of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan, nephew of the first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, do not correspond to reality. The news was spread by the …

Why is Kazakstan in flames?

Why is Kazakstan in flames?

Since the beginning of January, riots are raging in Kazakhstan. Started initially as rallies against the doubling of LPG prices in the western provinces, they quickly became nationwide. Demonstrations are no longer peaceful. Immediately after the …

Kazakhstan not recognizes Crimea as Russian because of Kosovo

Kazakhstan not recognizes Crimea as Russian because of Kosovo

Qazaq: History of the Golden Man movie by Oliver Stone dedicated to the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, was presented today. Like The Putin Interviews, the movie is a large interview. Among others, Nursultan …

 Russian PM pays official visit to Kazakhstan

Russian PM pays official visit to Kazakhstan

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has arrived on a working visit to Nur-Sultan today. During his visit, the head of government will meet with Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and the …

Putin to hold meeting with Nazarbayev in Moscow on June 30

Putin to hold meeting with Nazarbayev in Moscow on June 30

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting with Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan’s first president, on Wednesday, June 30, in Moscow, the Kremlin reported. "On June 30, 2021, Moscow will host a meeting between …

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumes People’s Assembly leadership

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumes People’s Assembly leadership

First president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced that he decided to hand over the People's Assembly leadership to current head of state Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. "I have the right to chair the People's Assembly for …

Kazakhstan: what are the consequences of ban on lease of land to foreigns

Kazakhstan: what are the consequences of ban on lease of land to foreigns

Kazakhstan is on the cusp of imposing a permanent ban on the sale and lease of agricultural land to foreigners. It is a rare victory for grassroots campaigning, but may be a blow for a sector in sore need of outside investment and expertise. With the lower house of parliament having backed a ban earlier this month, it is left only to the Senate and the president to add their approval