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#1 Roman Alymov

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 0935 AM

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation on Tuesday
https://sputniknews....ent-nazarbayev/

 

Why it is here, in "Current military events"? Because President Nazarbayev, former Communist Party boss of Soviet Kazakhstan and then President for 30 years, was standing in the way of the region collapsing into anarchy of ethnic or religious nationalism - and, despite of him keeping the position of "father of the nation", it is highly likely now this place to go hot, with China and Russia interviening to prevent outbreak of terror (or clash over Kazakhstan falling apart). It is not unavoidable, but highly likely.
  Seems like Russia was warned in advance - as new program of "increasing population of Russia by adopting 5-10 millions of Russian speaking refugees from primarily Russian speaking regions of Ukraine and Kazakhstan" was rushed in this autumn.

 

P.S.  http://tass.com/world/1049389 Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker Tokayev to serve as acting president  

        Also, yesterday Nazarbayev talked to Putin by phone ( https://www.bfm.ru/news/409714), and probably not only to him - Trump and Xi are likely candidates.


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#2 Panzermann

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 1435 PM

No designated successor? :huh:

 

 

That may indeed mean trouble.


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#3 Roman Alymov

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Posted 19 March 2019 - 1511 PM

No designated successor? :huh:

 

That may indeed mean trouble.

Not clear yet - he (Nazarbayev) is staying de-facto in "ruling from behind the scene" role as "father of nation" and head of Security council for life. The man appointed acting President is diplomat with Soviet experience (started working in Soviet embassy in Singapore in 1975) former ambassador to China, fluent Chinese speaker etc., believed to be China-leaning but more or less neutral to Russia. Clash is expected between pro-Western and pro-China political clans, as pro-Russian clan is wiped out by Nazarbayev himself long ago.

    Nazarbayev got many relatives on important positions in state and business, so they will make everything to ensure family safety.


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#4 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 0306 AM

Russia +1. I dont imagine it will stop here.


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#5 Leo Niehorster

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 0547 AM

 

Seems like Russia was warned in advance - as new program of "increasing population of Russia by adopting 5-10 millions of Russian speaking refugees from primarily Russian speaking regions of Ukraine and Kazakhstan" was rushed in this autumn.

Oh, Oh.  Seems like Russia's going to be handing out passports, again! :wacko:

[Shades of Crimea.]


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#6 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 0556 AM

Rinse and Repeat, Rinse and Repeat.


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#7 Roman Alymov

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Posted 20 March 2019 - 1740 PM

Rus MSM with English subtitles

 


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#8 Roman Alymov

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Posted 25 March 2019 - 0539 AM

New personality cult as capital Astana renamed "Nursultan" after Nazarbayev, also all main streets renamed after him. Nazarbayev's daughter Dariga (former opera singer) appointed parliament head

Dariga Nazarbayeva on May 9 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtvNEDAANOg

Protests against renaming were marginal and quickly suppressed
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Posted 25 March 2019 - 0627 AM

More like 'abdicating' in this case. ^_^


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#10 Stuart Galbraith

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Posted 25 March 2019 - 0633 AM

Probably got tired of opening doors with his elbows.


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#11 Roman Alymov

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Posted 25 March 2019 - 0652 AM

More like 'abdicating' in this case. ^_^

abdicating is not correct word, as Nazarbayev is keeping all main controls (army, law enforcement etc) in his hands via Security council, to ensure safe transit of power and his clan safety.


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