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Nurtas Ondassynov – a Statesman and Lexicographer

One of the outstanding Kazakh politicians ever, Nurtas Ondassynov (1904-1989), was a man of many talents. As a Prime Minister of the Soviet Kazakhstan, the position he held from 1938 to 1951,  he supervised among other Read More

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Different Responses to the Similar Threats

Recently, missile tests, conducted by North Korea, have once again sparked an international outrage. Personally, I support such defense measures, carried out by the country. Because, frankly speaking, we need new strong Read More

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A Travesty of Fascism

An authoritarian regime, which has been established in Kazakhstan, cannot generate its own original ideas in the field of political technology. The Kazakhs markedly prefer to copycat well-known models of a dictatorial Read More

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Her Kazakh Pals

When Donald Trump won recently the 2016 US presidential election, many experts have deemed his victory as beneficial for Russia. Perhaps, they are right to some extent. But, the point is that his rival, Hillary Clinton, Read More

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Brothers in Arms

This year, at the end of August the Uzbek dictator, Islam Karimov (1938-2016), died at last. One month later another war criminal, Shimon Peres  (1923-2016) of Israel, departed this life too. Well, not bad. Quite a nice Read More

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Indecent Candidate

The upcoming elections in Kazakhstan, scheduled for March 20, 2016, is a mere formality. Its authoritarian regime doesn’t need a full-fledged legislative branch of the power. Therefore, the local and republican elections Read More

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Whistleblowers Perish, Glamour “Spies” Thrive

Newsmagazines, as well as book markets, have had their filling of eye-catching espionage stories. Exciting articles and riveting page-turners have presented reading audience with a plethora of clandestine topics: from revelations Read More

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