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10:42 Ukrainian scenario can hardly occur in Kazakhstan, says Putin

"Ukrainian scenario" in Kazakhstan can hardly occur, said Vladimir Putin during the Seliger 2014 10th National Youth Forum commenting on the question of a student from Moscow on whether the "developments in Kazakhstan to follow the Ukrainian scenario should Mr Nazarbayev leave his post."

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

AkiPress

09:21 Kazakhstanis mark Constitution Day August 30

The people of Kazakhstan marked the Constitution Day on August 30. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has extended his congratulations.

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Groong

Artsakh and President Aliyev's Dilemma Revisited

Artsakh and President Aliyev's Dilemma Revisited By Michael Mensoian on August 30, 2014 Azeri incursions along the Line of Contact during the past several weeks have escalated significantly in frequency and intensity.

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Related Topix: Ilham Aliyev, World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Nursultan Nazarbayev

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Kazakhstan Invites The World To Join Anti Nuclear Campaign

From Kamarul Ariffin Md Yassin ASTANA , Aug 31 -- Kazakhstan, whose population have endured horrible sufferings from 40 years of nuclear weapon activities, has invited the world to join their nuclear weapons free world campaign.

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Foreign notes

Eurasian Economic Union crumbling part 2

In a previous blog I wrote Putin's Customs Union currently comprising Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, is crumbling.

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Common Dreams

Ban on Nuke Tests OK, But Where's the Ban on Nuke Weapons?

Ban noted that more than half of the world's total population - over 3.5 billion out of more than seven billion people - still lives in countries that either have such weapons or are members of nuclear alliances.

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Dear Kitty

Tony Blair, buddy of Kazakhstan dictator

Esenbek Ukteshbayev, President of the independent Kazakhstan trade union federation Zhanartu, speaks about the massacre in Zhanaozen on 16 December 2011.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Towleroad

Kazakhs Flustered Over Controversial Gay Club Poster

Studio 69 in Almaty, Kazakhstan set up shop at the intersection ofPushkin and Kurmangazy, streets named afterRussian poet Alexander Pushkin and Kazakh composer Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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