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24 October 2017

The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China has come to an end in Beijing. This important political event was generally unnoticed by Kazakhstan people, but politicians and experts around the world followed it closely.

20 October 2017

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was established in accordance with the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union, signed in May 2014. This international organization for regional economic integration currently unites five post-Soviet states: Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. Of the fifteen post-Soviet states that emerged as a result of the USSR collapse, the remaining ten former union republics remained outside the organization.

17 October 2017

It is hard to overestimate the significance of social media today – they create a new reality, highlighting an individual with their needs and interests. Social networks give everyone the opportunity to be heard, gain influence and popularity. So the present era is called the age of personalization of politics – both politicians and institutions appeal to individual persons.

16 October 2017

The gap between the predictions of science fiction writers and scientists-futurologists shrinks on a yearly basis: no one is surprised either by space flights, robots or liquid displays. Within the framework of the “Kazakhstan-2045” project,  Tengrinews.kz will publish interviews about the future with specialists from various fields. How will our thought process change, what opportunities will open up to us, and what problems will arise in the face of the society.

16 October 2017

The preliminary results have shown that the political ally of President Atambayev Sooronbai Jeenbekov won in the presidential elections gaining 54% of votes cast.

Obviously, Jeenbekov's victory was possible due to the direct involvement and support of President Atambayev. A week before the election, the incumbent president accused Omurbek Babanov, the chief rival of Jeenbekov, of having secret relations with the Kazakhstan authorities and that he was preparing riots in case he would lose.

13 October 2017

Genetic history of the modern Kyrgyzs

On October 7, 2017, Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev delivered many various theses. Here, we would like to dwell on one historical remark and look deeply into the matter to determine the extent to which it may be justified. It reads like this: “Kazakhs are our brothers; we know the history. Kazakhs are ourselves who came under the rule of a Chingizid sultan 500 years ago.”

13 October 2017

Why are Kazakhstan citizens ambivalent regarding the system of mandatory social health insurance?

The opinion of Kazakhstan citizens on the implementation of the MSHI remains ambiguous. The ratio between supporters and opponents of the new health care reform is 48 and 36% respectively*.

Is 48% a lot?

11 October 2017

A “just” and “honest” president – is exactly how Almazbek Atambayev characterized himself during his pompous recent speeches – is resigning on December 1. Formally, his future will be decided this Sunday, October 15. A candidate for the presidency of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov, supported by the incumbent president, will be up against strong competition in the face of the opposition politician Omurbek Babanov.

26 September 2017

The presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, scheduled for October 15, are just a few weeks from now. The presidential term of the current head of state Almazbek Atambaev ends on December 1 this year and, according to the constitution, he cannot run for president again.

24 September 2017

"The matter is complicated as it affects several conflicts at once. First, the relations with the central government. The declaration of independence is a blow to Iraq's territorial integrity and prospects for its statehood. Saddam Hussein provided for the country's unity through strict authoritarian and armed methods, but his removal and foreign military presence in the territory of the country, while solving one problem of eliminating the dictator, created new ones.

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