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17:01 Kazakhstan re-brands Ministry of Culture and Information and...
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree on further improvement of the government system of Kazakhstan, the press service of the President reported.
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13:58 3 drug traffickers arrested in Almaty region over weekend
Over the pas weekend, three drug traffickers have been arrested by police during the raids in Taldykorgan, Karasai, and Talgar districts of Almaty region, the press service of the Almaty office for the fight against drug trafficking reported.
5 hrs ago
Astronaut Hopkins to return after six months in space
Former Illini Mike Hopkins, who has spent six months aboard the International Space Station, is scheduled to return to Earth late tonight.
11 hrs ago
Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev tells Putin he "understands" Moscow's cause in Ukraine
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that he understands the logic of Russia's actions in Ukraine.
11 hrs ago
Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev Walks Diplomatic Tightrope over Ukraine
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has strongly endorsed Vladimir Putin's strategy in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, despite the uncomfortable precedent Russia's military adventure has set for other post-Soviet republics with large ethnic Russian populations.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
France Orders Extradition of Kazakh Banker, Russia Tightens Grip on Ukraine With Gas Deal
A French court has ordered the extradition of Kazakh opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov, who is wanted at home in connection with a massive embezzlement scheme, as head of Kazakh bank BTA from 2004 to 2009.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
13:05 Kazakh Foreign Minister, U.S. Charg d'Affaires discuss situation in Ukraine
Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrisov and Charg d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Astana John Ordway discussed the situation in Ukraine, the press service of the Ministry reported.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Communication and Information Agency created in Kazakhstan
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered creation of a Communication and Information Agency, the Kazakh presidency reported on March 7. The measure is aimed at further improvement of the government system in Kazakhstan.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
16:23 03.03.14 Nazarbayev discusses situation in Ukraine with former...
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed the situation in Ukraine with former leaders of a number of European countries - members of the international advisory board in Kazakhstan, the press service of Akorda reported today.
Russia's Putin motivated by memories of Soviet glory days
A man holds a Soviet era flag as dozens of Russian Cossacks surround the parliament building in a show of support for Russia on March 6, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.
17:03 Minister of Regional Development pays working visit to North Kazakhstan region
Minister of Regional Development of Kazakhstan Bolat Zhamishev has visited a number of industrial facilities and sites of North Kazakhstan region, the press service of the Ministry reported.
16:56 Kazakhstan, Singapore discuss inter-parliamentary cooperation btw countries
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Singapore Yerlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev has met with Chairman of the People's Action Party Khaw Boon Wan in Singapore.
Date of CICA Summit announced
The summit of heads of state and government of the participating states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia will be held in May 2014 in Shanghai.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Real Clear Politics
Is Central Asia the Next Global Flash Point?
As illustrated by recent events in Ukraine, the post-Soviet space is still undergoing significant economic and political transformations.
Putin urges measures to protect trade group from Ukraine fallout
President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the crisis in Ukraine could have a negative effect on the Customs Union linking Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, and called for measures to protect the three nations' producers and exporters.
Investment volume of geological exploration in Kazakhstan`s Saryarkinsky region announced
Some 36 billion tenge has been allocated in connection with the geological exploration for the implementation of the Sary-Arka project in Kazakhstan, Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan, Nurlan Sauranbayev said at a press conference in the framework of the dialogue platform 'Geology-360' in Astana on March 5. "The Sary-Arka ... (more)
EBRD supports women and young entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and BG Kazakhstan signed an agreement to continue the second phase of their support programme for women and young entrepreneurs in the Burlinskiy district of western Kazakhstan in 2014, EBRD reported on March 4. "The programme, which helps ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Russia-Ukraine Crisis Alarms Central Asian Strongmen
Following the sudden collapse of the Ukrainian government, Russia seized strategic points throughout the Crimean Peninsula, including military installations and the regional parliament.
Situation in Ukraine directly influences relations of CIS countries - ...
The situation in Ukraine directly influences relationships of the countries within the CIS, said President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev during the meeting with Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrisov on March 4, the President's press service reported.
Kazakhstan reckon pros and cons of nuclear power plant construction
A nuclear power plant will be built in the Central Asian Republic of Kazakhstan in near future.