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December 21. Kazinform's timeline of major events

21 December 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 21st of December. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on December 21.


1868 – Akmola region is formed consisting of five districts, including Akmolinsk, Omsk, Petropavlovsk, Kokshetau and Sarysu.

1991 – The Alma-Ata Protocols, the founding declarations and principles of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are signed by leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, joining the CIS.

1992 – The Supreme Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopts the Law «On prosecutor office» of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1995 – The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan opens doors in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2007 – First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev honored by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with the title of Doctor Honoris Causa.

2010 – The Words of Wisdom and poems of the great Abai are translated and released in German.

2010 – Kazakhstani singer and producer Kydyrali Bolmanov is honored with the Royal Victorian Order. He becomes the first Kazakhstani cultural figure to receive the honor.

2013 – Five projects of students of the Toraigyrov Pavlodar State University are named among the best at the 3rd International Architecture and Construction Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.

2018 – The Astana International Exchange (AIX) is approved as a full member of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges which units 33 members from Europe, Asia and Mediterranean Basin.