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In the lead up to the summit, China’s President Xi Jinping met with some of his Central Asian counterparts on a bilateral basis, the typical format of China-Central Asia cooperation until recent years. During these talks and the joint sessions on May 18 ...
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Foreign minister Murat Nurtleu met Josep Borrell, the high representative of the European Union, in Brussels on May 16. They discussed the potentially negative consequences of secondary sanctions against Kazakhstan, should the EU tighten the screws with ...
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“Darkhan and Vlada did not lie: In the entire history of Kazakhstan, not a single election was held transparently and in compliance with the law. Our votes were first stolen by Nazarbayev and the Nur-Otan party, and now by Tokayev and Amanat,” said ...
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On May 6, police arrested Vlada Yermolcheva and Darkhan Sharipov, two activists of the Oyan, Qazaqstan! movement. The prosecutor said their administrative 15-day detention is linked to two protests ahead of the presidential election last November. In ...
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Minister Becht, during your visit to Kazakhstan, who will you meet among local government officials? Are there any specific topics that you plan to discuss? At a time of geopolitical tensions, France seeks to further strengthen its friendly ties, ...
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Former head of the security service Karim Massimov was sentenced to 18 years in prison for high treason and attempted forced seizure of power on April 24. Massimov was the head of the national security committee (KNB, in its Russian acronym) when urban ...
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Minutes earlier, Serik Ordabayev, from the local department of internal affairs, had read out a standard warning about the illegality of the demonstration into a megaphone and asked the workers to disperse. Dozens of workers then asked back where they ...
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The sums for which the government is suing the companies are so unprecedented that the arbitration could lead to a change in the projects’ ownership, which could in turn strain the country’s business environment. On April 11, energy minister Almasadam ...
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At the meeting, Tokayev also said that the ongoing increases in utility and fuel prices are supposed to create the means to conduct a significant modernization of the existing infrastructure. This measure is yet another proof that the government stands on ...
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Faced with a lack of legitimacy after Qandy Qantar (Kazakh for “Bloody January”, the violent repression of urban protests across the country in 20222), the government promised changes that would please each group. To the citizens, it pledged higher wages ...
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Their detention lasted a few hours. The government later organized their transfer back to Mangistau on a special train, allowing only 10 of their leaders to remain in the capital for the following negotiations. Kazmunaigas rejected their demands for a ...
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A handful of laid-off workers from Zhanaozen stayed on in Astana to conduct negotiations with representatives of the government and Kazmunaigas. The negotiations occurred on April 13 and 14, without tangible results for the workers, as the company said it ...
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By becoming increasingly reliant on digital technologies, businesses can access a wider range of opportunities. Yet, at the same time, companies can also become more vulnerable to threats and risks of cyber-attacks. How would you break down the landscape ...
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Last year, the workers - at the time employed by the service company Kezbi - also went to Astana to demand new jobs once their employer lost a tender. Some of them were rehired by BerAli, which won the tender against Kezbi. Now, Kezbi won the tender ...
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Trials against officials accused in connection to Qandy Qantar, however, do not always have the same outcome. Serik Kudebayev, the former head of police of the Almaty region, managed to flee his house arrest and is now thought to have found refuge abroad. ...
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The same day, his last in office, Akchulakov also warned that the price of gasoline and diesel fuel at the pump would increase significantly (11% and 20% respectively). Prices on liquefied natural gas (LPG) in several regions will also rise, the ...
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Kazakhstan is actively joining the global decarbonization movement to mitigate climate change and attain sustainable development. The 2021 national strategy aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 by “substantially reducing our extraction of fossil ...
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A court in Almaty approved the military prosecutor’s request to return to the state an area formerly occupied by the military hospital in the city center. The March 28 decision concerns a plot of land that was sold in 2014 to construction company Dostyk ...
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More than a week has passed since Election Day. Who knows how independent candidates and their campaign teams have lived these past few days, after spending an intense two months campaigning, traveling across their district, talking to voters. Some of ...
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Kazakhstan’s oil transport monopolist Kaztransoil said in a press release that it sent a first batch of oil from the offshore field of Kashagan to Azerbaijan’s capital Baku via the Caspian port of Aktau on March 20. The trial shipment, with 6,900 tons of ...