«We need to look into the past in order to understand the present and foresee the future»
N.A.Nazarbayev

Хронология

Achievement of independence

Formation of new state

Inauguration of the President of Republic of Kazakhstan NA Nazarbayev
1991, December 8 Formation of the Commonwealth of Independent States
The law "On the change of the name of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic"
Declaration of state independence of Republic of Kazakhstan
Heads of 11 former Soviet republics gone to Almaty at the initiative of N.A.Nazarbayev and signed the Declaration which has become the fundamental document of new association - the Commonwealths of Independent States