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2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Russia-led military bloc ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine

Military servicemen during the Interaction 2014 military drill for the Collective Rapid Reaction Force of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, at the Spassk Training Center near the city of Karaganda, Kazakhstan.

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6 hrs ago | Hot Air

Putin: You're next, Kazakhstan

When Russian President Vladimir Putin began referring to portions of Ukraine by their Tsarist-era name, Novorossiya, Russia hands expressed alarm .

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, George Bush, W., NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US News

10 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

OPINION: Why Kazakhstan Dismantled its Nuclear Arsenal

One of the first decrees of President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, upon the country gaining independence in 1991, was the historic decision to close, on Aug. 29 the same year, the Semipalatinsk Nuclear test site, the second largest in the world.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Opinion

15 hrs ago | AkiPress

15:45 Shortage of pilots in Kazakhstan to be resolved by 2020 - Civil Aviation Committee

Only domestic pilots will fly planes of airlines in Kazakhstan by 2020, and every rural area of the country will have its own small aviation airfield, vows Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan Beken Seidakhmetov in an interview with Primeminister.kz.

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15 hrs ago | AkiPress

16:13 Kazakhstan, Poland develop parliamentary cooperation

Astana hosted a meeting of Deputy Chairman of the lower house of the Kazakh Parliament Sergey Dyachenko with Chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Senate of Poland Piotr Zientarski on August 28, the official media report.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Nursultan Nazarbayev

16 hrs ago | Groong

Joint efforts of Armenia and Kazakhstan in field of nuclear disarmament discussed in Yerevan

Joint efforts of Armenia and Kazakhstan in field of nuclear disarmament discussed in Yerevan 15:24, 27 August, 2014 YEREVAN, AUGUST 27, ARMENPRESS.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AkiPress

11:05 Astana Mayor, Secretary General of Mayors for Peace discuss...

The sides discussed interaction of two countries in the sphere of nuclear-free existence, as well as strengthening of bilateral cooperation.

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Foreign Affairs

Band of Outsiders

Presidents Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia, Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin of Russia, and Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan in the Kremlin, December 2012.

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Related Topix: Nursultan Nazarbayev, World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Emomali Rahmon, Agriculture, Science

This Is South Devon

Ex-Torquay pupils travel through 'hell' on trek to Mongolia

Having passed through "Hell" to get there, a pair of ex-pupils from Torquay Boy's Grammar School and two university friends have nearly completed their 4,300 mile journey from London to Mongolia's capital.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, Almaty, Kazakhstan Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Kazakhstan Travel

Channelnewsasia.com

Kazakhstan's Foreign Affairs Minister meets PM Lee

The leaders affirmed the warm bilateral relations between the two countries and welcomed closer business links and people-to-people exchanges.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, Nursultan Nazarbayev

AkiPress

17:19 Bishkek vice mayor cites President Nazarbayev in response to...

All school principals in Bishkek should be proficient in Kyrgyz language, Bishkek local council member Soyuzbek Saliyev said at the meeting of the commission for social issues during discussion of preparedness of schools for the academic year.

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Related Topix: Nursultan Nazarbayev, Asia, World News

AkiPress

14:47 Kazakhstani Ambassador congratulates Uzbekistanis on Independence Day

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Boribai Zheksembin has congratulated the people of Uzbekistan on the 23rd Independence Day, the Embassy of Kazakhstan said.

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AkiPress

13:09 Power Machines to increase capacity of Kazakhstan hydro project

Power Machines OJSC has won a contract to manufacture and supply a hydro turbine impeller for the second hydropower unit of Ust-Kamenogorsk HPP in Kazakhstan, increasing capacity at the project by 10MW, the press service of the company said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Kazakhstan Shares Its Painful History Of Nukes Tests With The World

From Kamarul Ariffin Md Yassin ASTANA , Aug 28 -- Kazakhstan, whose population have endured horrible sufferings from 40 years of nuclear weapon activities, has become one of the most active participants of the anti-nuclear movement.

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AkiPress

14:30 Kuala Lumpur hosts exhibition dedicated to Nazarbayev's ATOM Project

Kuala Lumpur hosted August 27 an opening ceremony of an exhibition dedicated to the International Day against Nuclear Tests and the international initiative of the President of Kazakhstan ATOM Project.

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jdsupra.com

New Kazakhstan Permits and Notifications Law

In November 2014, the Permits and Notifications Law of 16 May 2014 will take effect in Kazakhstan.

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AkiPress

11:00 OSCE-supported Central Asian Youth Network marks 10-year anniversary

A three-day annual seminar of the Central Asian Youth Network , which marks its tenth anniversary this year, began on August 26 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Armenian Liberty

Kazakhstan 'Supports' Armenian Entry Into Eurasian Union

Kazakhstan does not object to Armenia's membership in the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union , the Kazakh ambassador in Yerevan insisted on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Europe, Belarus, Nursultan Nazarbayev

Agricultural Market

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement not to prevent Kazakhstan from cooperation with Ukraine

Kazakhstan is ready to develop bilateral cooperation with Ukraine, despite the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, declared Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, August 26 in Minsk.

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AkiPress

12:22 Kazakhstan world's main actor for anti-nuclear movement - Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan is one of the main actors in the world for the anti-nuclear movement, said in the welcoming speech of Nursultan Nazarbayev delivered at the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War World Congress in Astana on August 25. "Global agenda of the Congress has a deep relevance and completely in tune with our initiatives in ... (more)

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