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Kazakhstan to develop financial sector development concept by June
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered the Government and the National Bank to develop a concept for financial sector development through 2030, Kazakh presidency reported on April 16. "For further strengthening of the financial sector, the National Bank with the Government is developing a concept for financial sector development through ... (more)
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
15:43 Agricultural production in Kazakhstan grows by 3.6% in Q1 2014
Kazakhstan's volume of agricultural production in January-March 2014 made 228.9 billion tenge with 3.6% increase in comparison to the same period in 2013, the Agency for Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan reported Tuesday.
Safar to Highlight New Location at Showroom Exploration Event
Safar's Showroom Exploration Event gives you a closer look at thousands of premium oilfield products we provide as well as meet our industry experts.
Frank Herfort captures post-Soviet projects constructed since the fall of Communism
A photographer spent four years travelling across the former Soviet Union, taking pictures of the grand new buildings constructed since the fall of Communism.
Russian, Kazakh, Belarusian Premiers Discuss EES Agreement
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev poses with his Kazakh and Belarusian counterparts, Karim Masimov and Mikhail Myasnikovich, at a meeting in St. Petersburg in June 2012.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kazakhstan: Russians Blend Loyalty to Nazarbayev with Pro-Kremlin Sentiments
On a hill overlooking the northeastern Kazakh city of Oskemen, bright white letters spell out 'Kazakhstan' under a large Kazakh flag in early April 2014.
UPDATE 1-Kazakhstan looks to offset Kashagan output setback this year
Kazakhstan wants to make up for a possible lack of output this year from the Kashagan oil project by increasing output at other projects by at least 1.5 million tonnes , the economy minister said on Monday.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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Poland hopes to host 2022 Games despite setback
Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak resigned Saturday under media allegations that her husband, Andrzej Walczak, sought journalists' support for the games in exchange for money.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
14:10 Uzbekistan supports initiative of Kazakhstan on adoption of Nuclear-Free World Declaration
Uzbekistan supported the initiative of Kazakhstan on adoption of the Nuclear-Free World Declaration at the United Nations and then proposed to co-author the respective resolution in the UN General Assembly, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Boribai Jeksembin told a briefing on April 11 in Tashkent.
13:55 Kazakhstan to expand Business Roadmap 2020
To attract more entrepreneurs the program "Business Roadmap 2020" will be complemented and expanded, First Vice Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev stated at a meeting of the Council of National Investors with the participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Kazakh citizen carries EXPO 2017 flag across globe to promote event
Mumbai, Apr.11 : In a unique citizen's initiative, Sapar Iskakov, 70, a tireless entrepreneur from Kazakhstan, has been carrying the flag of EXPO 2017 across the globe to promote the forthcoming international exhibition that the Central Asian country is hosting in its capital Astana.
NASA To Study If Space Travel Makes Twins...
Image Caption: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly , Expedition 26 commander, is reunited with his twin brother, Mark Kelly on March 17, 2011, following a flight back to Ellington Field, Houston from Kustanay, Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan - Authorities poised to cut all communications at drop of hat
If he goes ahead, the authorities will not only be able to block any website or social network in a matter of hours without a court order, but also to disconnect all means of communication.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Cultural Life of Kazakhstan: Preserving the Past to Create the Future
Kazakhstan has a long and culturally-rich history. Thanks to its geographical location in the heart of the Eurasian continent, it was at the crossroads of many historic events.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Kazakhstan Holds Security Drills amid Ukraine Separatist Crisis
As Ukraine battles pro-Russia separatists in its east, Kazakhstan is holding nationwide security drills to check the ability of its law enforcement forces to maintain public order.
Customs Union to adopt "altyn"
The new currency, altyn, is to be adopted by the countries of the Customs Union.
New deputy defense minister appointed in Kazakhstan
Talgat Mukhtarov was appointed Deputy Defense Minister upon Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's order, the official website of Akorda said on April 10. Bagdat Maykeev was dismissed from the post of deputy defense minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan upon the presidential order.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
French appeals court blocks Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov's extradition
A French appeals court has blocked the extradition from France to Ukraine or Russia of jailed Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov, accused of embezzling up to $6 billion from his former bank BTA, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
RPT-Fitch Publishes Kazakh and CIS Utilities Presentation
Fitch Ratings has published the slides from its recent seminars in Almaty, Kazakhstan entitled 'Kazakh and CIS Utilities: 2014 Outlook'.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
As Ukraine Splinters, Kazakhstan Mulls Criminalizing Calls for Separatism
As leaders across the former Soviet Union watch another predominantly Russian-speaking region of Ukraine demand independence this week, Astana is mulling legislation that would jail anyone who calls for separatism in Kazakhstan.