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13:27 Famous bards of Russia and Kazakhstan to perform in Astana

Famous bard performers from Russia and Kazakhstan arrived in Astana to take part in the international festival of original songs Astana-2014, the city's press service said July 25. The festival is taking place from July 25 - 27. These days, the residents and guests of Kazakhstani capital can stay in a camp organized at the festival's venue .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bloomberg

S&P Warns Kazakh Credit Risk Is - Extremely High' on Banks

Kazakh banks, burned by debt defaults after a collapse in real-estate prices, drew criticism from Standard & Poor's for their "aggressive lending" as the share of bad loans is the highest among the country's peers.

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Marine News

Semco and PV Join Forces for Rig Upgrade

Semco Maritime and PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard join forces to establish high class rig upgrade player in South East Asia - Vung Tau Rig Services.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Marine News

Gazprom to Extend Gas Supplies from Kazakhstan

Astana hosted today a working meeting between Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Uzakbai Karabalin, Minister of Oil and Gas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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JD Supra

New Kazakhstan Law on Trade Unions and Amendments to the Labour Code

New Law No. 211-V of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Trade Unions, dated 27 June 2014, has been adopted in Kazakhstan.

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The American Scholar

Selfie Defense

On June 23, the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk in Eastern Kazakhstan erected a monument commemorating two 19th-century thinkers: the Kazakh poet Abai Kunanbaev and his friend Evgeny Petrovitch Mikhaelis, a Russian scientist and political activist sent into exile by the tsar.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Groong

axpert: Kazakhstan raises issue of Armenia's customs borders because...

Gagik Harutyunyan, head of Noravank Science and Education Foundation, is convinced that Kazakhstan has raised the issue of Armenia's customs borders because of its partnership with Turkey and Azerbaijan.

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AkiPress

09:34 Kazakhstan to develop new concept of payment systems: National Bank

The National Bank of Kazakhstan is developing a new concept of payment systems, said the Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, Kairat Kelimbetov, at the CCS media briefing on Tuesday.

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Daily Times

Pakistani experts hail setting up of EEU : July 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The newly-established Eurasian Economic Union is seen by top-notch Pakistani intellectuals and experts of international relations as a highly significant development not very far away from their own nation, which is all set to impact upon the economic and political landscape of the wider region around Pakistan.

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Trend

Iranian president expected to visit Tajikistan and Kazakhstan

Rouhani is expected visit Tajikistan to hold talks with senior Tajik officials and take part in the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization which will take place in the Tajik capital city of Dushanbe on September 12-13, the country's Mehr news agency reported on July 22. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a Eurasian ... (more)

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Groong

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 21 July 2014, 17:36 The Russian minister of economy Alexey Ulyukayev announced after the meeting of G20 ministers of economy that Turkey is interested in the establishment of a free economic zone.

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AkiPress

12:15 Astana mayor awarded medal for strengthening of Kazakh-UNESCO ties

Astana city mayor Imangali Tasmagambetov was awarded today Silk Road medal for his contribution to strengthening of relations between Kazakhstan and UNESCO and for preservation of the Great Silk Road during the First Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO in Astana, the mayor's press service said.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Arka News Agency

Armenia's delayed membership in EEU linked with demand to install...

YEREVAN, July 21. /ARKA/. The uncertainty over Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union that will replace next year the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan is caused by the demand of EEU founding members to install customs checkpoints at Armenia's border with Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia's first post-Soviet president Levon ... (more)

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Newkerala.com

Kazakhstan plans to remain world uranium leader, says Kazatomprom head

The chairman of Kazatomprom, Kazakhstan's National Atomic Company, has said that the country plans to remain a world leader in uranium supply.

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Transitions Online

Destination Kazakhstan?

The Central Asian country lifts some visa requirements but still needs to smooth some rough edges to attract tourists.

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AkiPress

15:01 Al-Farabi Kazakh National University tops national ranking of Kazakhstani universities in 2014

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has topped the national rating of higher education institutions of Kazakhstan prepared by the Center of the Bologna Process and Academic Mobility of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2014, Novosti-Kazakhstan reports .

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AkiPress

13:11 Kyrgyz government tasks Economy Ministry, Customs Service to...

The instruction was given to straighten out situation with fuel wagons stuck in Kazakhstan following the visit of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Masimov, Ulan Kulov, Executive Director of the Association of Oil Traders of Kyrgyzstan, told a press conference on July 21 in Bishkek.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Armenian Liberty

Armenia Set To Complete Eurasian Union Entry In October

A treaty on Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be signed in late October, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian said late on Thursday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Avia.Ru

Seven Sukhoi Superjet 100 Delivery Agreement Signed between Scac and Bek Air

On July 14 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and BEK AIR airline based in Kazakhstan have signed during Farnborough International Airshow 2014 an agreement on delivery of seven Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft.

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The Washington Post

Hillary fails to communicate

For this administration, failure is always the result of a "communications" problem.

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