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10:32 New executive secretary of Kazakh Foreign Ministry appointed

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree to appoint Anarbek Karashev as executive secretary of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry, the President's press service reports.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sys-Con Media

ELC Group Appoints Head of Regulatory Affairs for Russia and CIS

ELC Group, one of the fastest-growing providers of regulatory affairs, today announces the appointment of Inna Demidova as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Expert for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States .

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The Sweet Science

Gennady Golovkin Really Good, Getting BetterRead More

The fastest-rising star in boxing has a nickname, "Triple G," that would seem simple enough to figure out.

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AkiPress

11:32 Nazarbayev congratulates Golovkin on winning of WBA and IBO titles

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated boxer Gennadiy Golovkin on his successful WBA/IBO titles defense, noting that Golovkin's victory over Australian boxer Daniel Gill was a good gift for all fans of Kazakhstan, the President's press service said.

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AkiPress

15:16 Police arrest 2 over theft of 100 kg of mercury in Karaganda

Karaganda police have detained 2 men suspected in theft of 100 kg of mercury in the town of Temirtau, the press service of the Karaganda Internal Affairs said July 28. On July 26, a resident of Shymkent, 35, and a resident of Temirtau, 29, were detained on the territory of one of the Temirtau plants with 3 plastic bottles containing 100 kilograms ... (more)

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AkiPress

14:18 New Vice-Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan appointed

Ruslan Beketayev has been appointed as a new Vice-Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Ministry of Finance said July 28. Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated July 26, 2014 appoints Ruslan Beketayev as a Vice-Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the report reads.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AkiPress

09:55 Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstanis on Eid Al-Fitr

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on Eid Al-Fitr, the President's press service said.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boxing Scene

Roy Jones Jr. vs. Courtney Fry Early Riga Results

In an eight-round heavyweight opener, grizzled Russian veteran Denis Bakhtov continued his resurrection from the latest setback with a convincing unanimous decision over experienced German Konstantin Airich .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewEurasia.net

Hard Rock Cafe set to open in Almaty, Kazakhstan

On thursday, Antonio Bautista Vice President of Hard Rock International for Europe and Asia, announced at a press conference that Hard Rock Cafe will be coming soon for the first time to the cultural capital of Kazakhstan - Almaty as well as Central Asia! The iconic restaurant is set to open its doors to residents and guests of Almaty in early ... (more)

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AkiPress

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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