They suggest replacing penalties with imprisonment, leaving out conditional releases, and forfeiting weapons and vehicles to the Okhotzooprom. These amendments may be adopted by the end of 2019.
70 per cent of Kazakhstanis prefer to relax abroad rather than go to domestic health resorts. This is cheaper, more comfortable and affordable.
Kazakhstan, unlike Georgia, is in crisis, which it has successfully overcome some time ago. However, according to the studies, mere repetition of some reforms won’t fit the Central Asian states.
Some experts think the resumed practice of issuing permits is an attempt made by the authorities to create “legal opposition”, other experts think this is a step towards the dialogue with the society.
Brussels places priority of security and peaceful Afghanistan as part of the new strategy of the European Union on interaction with the region.
Every year minor Kazakhstanis become more aggressive, experts say.
According to experts, the old social contract between the authorities and the people has run out. (more…)
Leading European and American media has focused rather on protests and harsh police responses on the presidential election day than on the voting process per se.
Half a million votes for an opposition candidate must move the authorities in Nur-Sultan to defer to the protesters’ opinion, according to analysts. (more…)
No wonder protesting moods in Kazakhstan have taken place during the shift of power in the country. Young people have felt the possibility of social and political changes after the resignation of president Nazarbayev, experts said. (more…)