The elections to Maslihats(local assemblies )took place. The date of the second round was appointed. There is a slight hope that we will choose the right candidates who will concentrate on solving the problems of the society, not their own. But the outcome of the first round demonstrated that it is only an illusion. The people of Kazakhstan won't probably gain much from these elections
Oil and Geopolitics
The War smells oil motives - the aphorism that emerged in the epoch of the XX century geopolitical clashes hasn't lost its urgency . The last Persian Gulf War has demonstrated that the oil is still worth blood.