Who is Aisultan Nazarbayev?
Aisultan Rakhatuly Nazarbayev ( Kazakh: Айсұлтан Рахатұлы Назарбаев; 26 August 1990 – 16 August 2020) was a Kazakh football player, businessman, grandson of the former President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and a son of the Kazakh politician Dariga Nazarbayeva . Aisultan was born in 1990 in then Kazakh SSR.
Where is Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport?
Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport ( IATA: NQZ, ICAO: UACC) ( Kazakh: Халықаралық Нұрсұлтан Назарбаев Әуежайы, romanized: Halyqaralyq Nursultan Nazarbaev Áýejaıy; until June 2017 Astana International Airport) is an international airport in the Akmola Region, Kazakhstan.
What are the human rights violations of Nursultan Nazarbayev?
Nazarbayev has been accused of human rights abuses by several human rights organisations and suppressed dissent and presided over an authoritarian regime. No election held in Kazakhstan since independence has been judged to be free or fair by the West. In 2010, he announced reforms to encourage a multi-party system.
Why did Kazakhstan change its capital from Astana to Nur Sultan?
On 20 March 2019, the capital was renamed from Astana to its current name Nur-Sultan in honor of the long-ruling Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, shortly after his resignation. Nur-Sultan ( нұр – сұлтан) can be read literally as “radiant sultan” in the Kazakh language.