President Permits Protests. How Kazakhstanis Exercise Their Right to Protests?

Bagdat Asylbek 01.10.19

On September 28, an authorised protest of Kazakhstan feminists was held in Almaty. This was the first authorised protest action after the message of President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev to the people of the country, in which he told to permit peaceful protests.

How Can Tokaev Make Use of National Council of Public Trust ?

Askar Mashayev 20.09.19

«A belief that the second president is a resigned executor of the will of the first is widespread in Kazakh society. But this is a philistine look. If so, Elbasy would not rebuild the party of power encroaching on the current presidential vertical», – Askar Mashaev, Kazakhstan observer, notes in his article for (more…)

State of the Nation Address of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – 2019: high expectations and challenges in implementation

«Tokaev’s first state of the Nation Address is not aimed at epochal transformations but intended at on concrete actions with small-step tasks,» – Zhaslan Nurbaev, an independent researcher, notes in his article for (more…)