Kazakstan

Kazakhstan: The Reverse Side of Coronavirus

Today the world speaks about negative, already felt and expected, consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, the situation has positive sides, yet incommensurable. (more…)

Kazakhstan is Going to Reform National Policy of Interethnic Relations

Following the events in the village of Masanchi in the south of Kazakhstan, the authorities paid attention to the need of systemic analytical work in interethnic sphere. The Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan has a task to review its performance and to strengthen its forecast and analysis. 

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Making a Fortune. How to Make Profits from Corruption in Kazakhstan

Gulnaz Mustafa 05.02.20

“Is it possible to make a fortune fast?” I asked my interlocutor. I travelled 400 km to him to find out how he managed to succeed so fast – at the age of 45 – and to have everything: successful business, real property in elite districts of the capital, car fleet, a chain of stores, a recreation site at the lakeside. (more…)

Kazakhstan: How Much is Spent on Leaders

The President’s Affairs Administration of Kazakhstan and its branches employ over 3 thousand people, while the annual budget of it amounts to more than 87 billion tenge or 224 million dollars (at the rate 390 tenge for 1 dollar).


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Why Kazakhstan Introduces Additional Pension Contributions?

cabar.asia 19.08.19

According to entrepreneurs, this forces their businesses to go below the radar and paying envelope salaries. (more…)

Election in Kazakhstan: What Conclusions Should Akorda Make? [commentary]

Askar Mukashev 11.06.19

No drastic changes should be expected in the top echelons of power in the next six months. This issue needs to be well-thought and strictly coordinated with the Yelbassy. (more…)