Tag: President Nursultan Nazarbayev

25th anniversary of #Semipalatinsk closure marked in terms of progress and danger

25th anniversary of #Semipalatinsk closure marked in terms of progress and danger

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

As has been underlined on many occasions, we are living in deeply uncertain times. Our world faces complex challenges and threats that put at risk all we have achieved and all our hopes for the future. The global economy remains weak. While we may have agreed on the threat that climate change poses, we are […]

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Kazakhstan elections: Unchallenged choice

Kazakhstan elections: Unchallenged choice

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Colin Stevens, Brussels The serenity of the upcoming presidential elections in Kazakhstan is explained by an absence of a political struggle for victory on 26 April – everyone is sure that the incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev will renew his mandate, with his candidacy having been put forward by the National Assembly and immediately supported […]

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Human rights group highlights Kazakhstan repression

Human rights group highlights Kazakhstan repression

The Open Dialog Foundation has highlighted the case of former politician and businessman Mukhtar Ablyazov in Kazakhstan, whom the organisation cites as being “enemy number one” of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and whose case, along with those of Muratbek Ketebayev, Tatiana Paraskevich, Alexandr Pavlov and Alma Shalabayeva, Mukhtar Ablyazov’s wife, represents “extensive repressive action towards political […]

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