Kazakhstan

Reelected president embarks on new path for Kazakhstan

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s first foreign visit, a week after his reelection victory, was to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
05/12/2022

Despite election criticism, US and EU ready to work with reelected Kazakh leader

Last week’s poll could be prelude to new era in Kazakhstan, expert says.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
29/11/2022

Kazakhstan’s president secures landslide win in snap election

Central Election Commission says Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won 81.3% of vote based on preliminary results; re-elected leader says he must now justify the confidence that his people have expressed in him.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
23/11/2022

Voters put issues first as Kazakhstan picks next president

Less than three months after incumbent Kassym-Jomart Tokayev called snap election, the people of the Central Asia country are choosing their leader for the next seven years.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
21/11/2022

The place of religion in modern Jewish life 

According to the large-scale survey, the Soviet legacy continues to allocate a moderate role to religion in Jewish life, making the connection between Judaism and Jewish identity less straightforward

By HAIM BEN YAAKOV
23/10/2022

Putin and Abbas to meet in Astana to push Israeli-Palestinian talks

Both men are in the Kazakh capital of Astana to attend the sixth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). 

Kazakhs concerned by influx of Russians fleeing Ukraine war call-up

The sudden influx of Russians escaping Vladimir Putin's mobilization has worried and even angered some locals in Kazakhstan.

By REUTERS
06/10/2022

Kazakhstan says it won't recognize referendums in eastern Ukraine

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has repeatedly called for the resolution of the Ukrainian conflict in line with the United Nations charter.

By REUTERS
26/09/2022

Using religion in Kazakhstan to find common bonds, ground

RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS: Israel’s chief rabbis joined the pope, leading Sunni religious imam in Kazakhstan to urge for peaceful resolution of conflicts, international cooperation in facing climate change.

Central Asian countries ban citizens from participating in Ukraine war

Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan also warned their citizens of legal repercussions in case of involvement in the war in Ukraine.

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