Apr 21 2014 - 17:16
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have discussed cooperation in military, military-technical and military training areas, reports today at the press service of Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.The defense ministers of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan , Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and Serik Akhmetov have discussed in Baku cooperation between the two countries in the military , military-technical and military training areas , as well as regional security issues .
Apr 21 2014 - 17:09
To ensure that the Great Patriotic War is preserved in the memory of generations such as it was, and not distorted, today, almost 69 years after the victory, a powerful wave of information is needed for protecting the most important pages of Russian history of the 20th century from arbitrary and malicious interpretations - the chairman of the public organization " Cultural Front" and Vice-President of the Kazakhstan center for humanities and the political situation, Nurlan Erimbetov, said in an interview with VK, commenting on the 4th international historical and cultural forum" The Great Victory Achieved by Unity" to be held on April 29th 2014 in Kursk.
Apr 21 2014 - 14:59
The Kazakh Foreign Ministry has condemned the Anyz Adam magazine for publishing materials about Adolf Hitler, "one of the bloodiest villains in the history of human kind", RIA Novosti quotes the ministry's note.The ministry added that competent agencies were studying the materials and will take actions if any violations should be found. The Russian embassy in Kazakhstan released a protest note over the article.
Apr 21 2014 - 14:39
Nurlan Abdykadyrov, a recipient of the Chingiz Aytmatov Prize, has proposed the creation of a monument to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek for his contribution to the development of the Kyrgyz economy, RIA Novosti reports. He reminded that many streets had random names in Bishkek. He proposed renaming the street named after his father Jalil Abdykadyrov (one of the founders and chief director of the Kyrgyz Academic Drama Theater) after Putin.
Apr 21 2014 - 13:59
38% of Russians questioned by the Levada Center have called Vladimir Lenin's role in the history of Russia positive. 21% disagree, 5% are negative towards his deeds and 23% have not expressed any alignment, RIA Novosti reports. 1603 people aged 18 and above were questioned in 130 residential areas of 45 regions in Russia on March 21-24, 2014. The statistical error is 3.4% at maximum.
Apr 21 2014 - 13:45
South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov has replaced Chief of the State Security Committee Boris Attoyev with Victor Shargayev, RIA Novosti reports.Attoyev had been heading the Committee since 2006.
Apr 21 2014 - 13:25
Speaker of the Syrian Parliament Mohammad Jihad al-Laham has announced that the presidential polls were set for June 3, RIA Novosti reports.Syria has started registering candidates for president today.
Apr 21 2014 - 12:48
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that he was receiving more and more calls for help from Sloviansk, Mariupol and other populated areas in the south-east of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reports. Lavrov described attempts to provoke a civil war and spill blood as criminal. He warned that Russia will both condemn and prevent such acts.