Scarcely two years after protesters redefined the political landscape in Kyrgyzstan, the country’s giant northern neighbour – Kazakhstan – has witnessed a series of uprisings that started in the Western city of Zhanaozen and soon spread to other Southern cities and, most importantly, the former capital of Almaty.
Il Kazakistan chiude le frontiere, e il presidente Tokaev respinge ogni ipotesi di mediazione con i manifestanti.
Over the past year and a half, the political scene in Kazakhstan has quieted down considerably. The mass protests that gripped the country during the 2019 presidential election and afterward are but a memory.
On 2 May 2020, Kazakh President Kassim-Jomart Tokayev announced through a post on the presidential website the removal of Dariga Nazarbayeva from her position as chair of the country’s senate.
On 26 March, the United States announced a $274 million package for COVID-19-related foreign aid. The investment is directed towards “64 of the most at-risk countries”, with all Central Asian republics included in the list.
Uzbek president Islam Karimov’s death in 2016, coupled with Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev’s resignation earlier this year, represent the most significant political developments in Central Asia in recent memory.
In seguito alla fine dell’Urss, l’interesse della Cina finalizzato a sviluppare le relazioni con la Russia e i 5 stati dell’Asia centrale (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan e Uzbekistan) è andato espandendosi.
By creating a Common Economic Space Kazakhstan has entered a process of tight integration with the Russian Federation (RF) and Belarus, which will eventually result in the establishment of a supranational Eurasian Union (EaU). The enterprise caused a vivid internal debate since along with advantages