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According to your observations, has there been an increase in prices for food products by more than 20-30% since the beginning of the year?

Yes
 
1022
96%
No
 
21
1%
I find it difficult to answer
 
20
1%
March 14 2017 1063 people polled

New Minister of Education and Science proposed to teach math’s and other technical subjects at schools and universities in English (similar to Kazakh-Turkish lyceums programs), otherwise we will be behind the whole world. Do you agree with it?

Yes
 
560
38%
No
 
811
55%
I find it difficult to answer
 
80
5%
March 1 2016 1451 people polled

In your opinion, is criminal prosecution of Seitkazy Matayev, the chairman of the Kazakhstan Union of Journalists, the president of National press club, is a frame-up case?

Yes
 
679
59%
No
 
190
16%
I find it difficult to answer
 
274
23%
February 23 2016 1143 people polled

Do you remember the surname of the deputy of the regional, city or district maslikhat whom you elected from your election district?

Yes
 
59
3%
No
 
1773
96%
February 9 2016 1832 people polled

Nursultan Abishevich announced that he personally checked and was convinced that the prices of essential food items became even lower compared to the last year's prices. Is the situation in the markets and shops where you go similar?

Yes
 
48
2%
No
 
1874
94%
I find it difficult to answer
 
69
3%
February 2 2016 1991 people polled

Elections to Mazhilis (Parliament’s lower chamber) and Maslikhats (local councils) are scheduled on forthcoming March 20. Will you vote?

Yes
 
205
11%
No
 
1446
81%
Can’t say for sure
 
113
6%
January 26 2016 1764 people polled

Are you expecting improvements in the economy of Kazakhstan this year?

Yes
 
244
13%
No
 
1332
75%
I find it difficult to answer
 
177
10%
January 19 2016 1753 people polled

Have you got savings of more than 300,000 tenge. If yes in what currency are you keeping them?

National
 
302
16%
Foreign
 
624
33%
No savings
 
934
50%
January 12 2016 1860 people polled

Kazakhstan is up to adopt Patriotism Act. Possibly it’s a coincidence that a similar by name act had been adopted in USA after the 11 September 2001 tragedy which virtually legalized phone-tapping and spying on all Internet users. In any case, are you happy your civil rights being limited in return for safety?

Yes
 
244
20%
No
 
856
72%
No idea
 
78
6%
January 5 2016 1178 people polled

In general, 63% of the participants of our poll were satisfied with the year 2014. And what about 2015?

Yes
 
454
43%
No
 
523
50%
I don't know
 
62
5%
December 29 2015 1039 people polled

The president of Independent association of businessmen Talgat Akuov suggests to introduce single currency - rouble in 5 EAEU countries (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia) in order not to waste 15-20 years for creation of single currency, as it was in Europe. Would you like such a gift for the new year?

Yes
 
631
36%
No
 
985
57%
I don’t know
 
108
6%
December 22 2015 1724 people polled

Do you know the anthem of your republic? Can you sing it in a state language with the same inspiration that is sung by our famous athletes or kindergarten children?

Yes
 
647
54%
No
 
547
45%
December 15 2015 1194 people polled

Is the reduction of staff and working hours or salaries taking place in the organizations where either you or the members of your family work?

Yes
 
908
66%
No
 
372
27%
I don’t know
 
82
6%
December 8 2015 1362 people polled

President instructed to remove “Integrated Accumulative Pension Fund” out of National Bank’s control and in 2016 to transfer pension assets to the management of private Kazakhstan or foreign companies. Is this a correct decision?

Yes
 
183
14%
No
 
908
72%
I don't know
 
156
12%
December 1 2015 1247 people polled

On December 1, the country has a holiday and celebrates the Day of the First President. Will there be a worthy replacement found for Nursultan Abishevich?

Yes
 
1200
71%
No
 
274
16%
I don't know
 
214
12%
November 24 2015 1688 people polled

It is expected that as of next year the price of ordinary loaf of bread will increase up to 100 tenge. Can your family budget endure that?

Yes
 
521
32%
No
 
1086
67%
November 17 2015 1607 people polled

New Chairman of National Bank let tenge “float freely”, in this regard, your forecast of dollar exchange rate for the next few months:

Higher than 315 tenge
 
966
58%
Within the range of 300-315
 
427
25%
Lower than 300 tenge
 
127
7%
I don't know
 
142
8%
November 10 2015 1662 people polled

After two scandalous criminal cases where the son and the father, the Governor of Pavlodar Oblast, are involved, does the latter have moral right to continue to hold his position?

Yes
 
63
5%
No
 
999
89%
I don't know
 
50
4%
November 3 2015 1112 people polled

The head of National Bank admitted that during a short period of time banks received 2 trillion tenge (one of sources is ENPF - Integrated Accumulative Pension Fund) that they bought dollars with. The next trillion tenge from pension fund of Kazakhstan citizens they promise to spend "correctly" – to aid state companies and again banks. Perhaps, it is high time for this government “to retire with a sense of a job well done”?

Yes
 
1337
94%
No
 
37
2%
I don't know
 
46
3%
October 27 2015 1420 people polled

President Nazarbayev stated that from lowering prices on oil, metals, coal “A real crisis is coming, much stronger than in 2007-2009”. Could Kazakhstan have avoided that?

Yes
 
1140
71%
No
 
331
20%
I don't know
 
124
7%
October 20 2015 1595 people polled

In Kazakhstan they started to release convicted inmates who were condemned for not so serious crimes (theft, robbery, homicide by negligence, etc.) before expiration of their prison term. Conditions for consideration of a case in court are as follows: certificate of good conduct from prison administration, compensation of damage to victims and payment of about 180 thousand tenge into state budget for every year of an early release. Do you support this innovation in the law?

Yes
 
361
27%
No
 
834
64%
I don't know
 
106
8%
October 13 2015 1301 people polled

Maslikhat Deputy of South Kazakhstan Oblast (Region) Amanulla Ramankul proposed to resolve the issue of wedding motorcades with paid traffic police cars’ escort instead of putting under a ban. Are you for it?

Yes
 
342
27%
No
 
836
68%
I don't know
 
45
3%
October 6 2015 1223 people polled

Giving his speech in New York, Nursultan Abishevich proposed to create supranational world currency and to move UN headquarters from America to Asia. Will the community of nations accept these and other initiatives of Kazakhstan?

Yes
 
126
9%
No
 
1057
82%
I don't know
 
104
8%
September 29 2015 1287 people polled

Changing the names of the countries in the well-known expression, the Defense Minister I. Tasmagambetov said: “Russia has neither permanent allies, nor permanent enemies – and China is just in the same situation”. Is it true that we are surrounded by "Not quite a friend, not quite an enemy, but just"?

Yes
 
825
69%
No
 
243
20%
I don't know
 
125
10%
September 22 2015 1193 people polled

Head of state without any discussion in the society gave the second, informal, name to Kazakhstan – Uly Dala Eli (the Country of the Great Steppe). Do you like it?

Yes
 
1312
48%
No
 
1282
47%
I don't know
 
129
4%
September 15 2015 2723 people polled

President Nazarbayev says people can easily survive without expensive cars, fancy clothes from the West and food. In your opinion, have most of Kazakhstan citizens known, before he mentioned it, that ‘foie gras’ was a fat liver of a goose or a duck?

Yes
 
162
9%
No
 
1441
83%
I don't know
 
120
6%
September 8 2015 1723 people polled

Free of charge school books are provided to children from poor families, orphans and those left without parental care. The rest are provided too but if available at school libraries. If not, they buy books at shops. 647M tenge were allocated for books this year in Atyrau Oblast. Did you manage to get free/buy full book set?

Yes
 
229
29%
No
 
353
45%
Yes, but not all books
 
194
25%
September 1 2015 776 people polled

It is expected that during the forthcoming presidential in September to Atyrau, the governor may be substituted. If this happens, who do you think will head the region?

Someone from Imangali Tasmagambetov’s old team
 
694
42%
Someone from Baktykozha Izmukhambetov’s team
 
73
4%
A local person with no ties to any team
 
505
30%
A person from the capital or other region
 
379
22%
August 25 2015 1651 people polled

Is it necessary to hold meetings in your organizations (at the plants, in educational institutions, in the communities) with the groups carrying out information-propaganda activity who do religion related awareness-raising work on the territory of the region?

Yes
 
531
48%
No
 
501
45%
I don't know
 
60
5%
August 18 2015 1092 people polled

Right three years ago – on August 15, 2012 – Baktykozha Izmukhambetov was appointed the governor of Atyrau Oblast. What is your evaluation of the work done during his time in office?

Excellent
 
73
3%
Good
 
130
6%
Satisfactory
 
597
28%
Bad
 
1283
61%
August 11 2015 2083 people polled

Nursultan Abishevich called for overall cost saving. Would you also relate these words to expenses for weddings, anniversaries and funeral banquets?

Yes
 
589
55%
No
 
413
38%
I don't know
 
65
6%
August 4 2015 1067 people polled

After years of negotiations president Nazarbayev signed a protocol on accession of Kazakhstan to the World Trade Organization. Officially the country will become the 162nd member of WTO by late 2015. Do you think this is beneficial?

Yes
 
432
42%
No
 
357
35%
I don't know
 
228
22%
July 28 2015 1017 people polled

An Internet campaign has been launched in a bid to cancel a communal services decision to raise tap water tariffs by 50% starting August 1 in Atyrau. Do you think this action will be successful?

Yes
 
335
25%
No
 
871
66%
No idea
 
109
8%
July 21 2015 1315 people polled

The President does everything that our country became recognized in the world. In this regard could the expenses for hosting such international events in 2017 such as EXPO and Universiade be justified?

Yes
 
160
12%
No
 
993
80%
I don't know
 
85
6%
July 14 2015 1238 people polled

In last year's poll 50% of readers of our website answered that they or someone in their family observes Oraza (fasting). Fasting in Islam this year again fell on the hot period of summer. Do you or your relatives pass through this test of body and spirit?

Yes
 
568
54%
No
 
479
45%
July 7 2015 1047 people polled
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