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Questions and answers:
no name asks: When exactly did Kazakhstan win its independence from the Soviet Union? I know it has to be naturally after 1991.
December 16, 1991, the Supreme Soviet of Kazakhstan adopted the Constitutional Law on the independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Amanullah Shah asks: What was the most important event that occurred in Kazakhstan during 50s of XX century?
In the 1950s, the Soviet government launched a wide campaign for the development of virgin lands in Kazakhstan. About 1 million new residents came here from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. As a result, Kazakhstan became a Soviet republic with the fewest representatives of the titular nation. In 1959, the share of Kazakhs reduced to 30% of the total population of the Kazakh SSR.
Also the first thermonuclear bomb was detonated at the Semipalatinsk test site in 1953 and Baikonur, the world's first spaceport, was completed in 1957.
Kaundykova Gulmira asks: may i find a some information about history of Kazakhstan flag?
We have special page devoted to Kazakhstan national flag
Dolla asks: What was the population of Kazakhstan in 1950?
I have found no official info about 1950, but according to USSR national general censuses of the population of 1939 and 1959 Kazakhstan population was 6,081 and 9,294 millions, respectively.
Unknown visitor asks: Why did Kazakhstan quit the USSR?
Well, generally speaking the nations of the states that formed the Soviet Union (like Baltic countries, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and others) wanted to get independence to be the sovereign states and USSR as a state had no power (economical, political or military) to stop them from gaining it. So the Soviet Union collapsed.