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Russia's Arctic pavilion opens at EXPO-2017

Opening ceremony of Russian pavilion dedicated to Arctic was held in Astana in the framework of international exhibition EXPO-2017. The event was attended by Russian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Mikhail Bocharnikov, Deputy Minister of …

Astana hosts 17th SCO Summit

The 17th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) opened in Astana today. It will focus on the SCO development, the fight against terrorism and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan, while the central event is the formal …

Jackie Chan to visit Expo 2017 in Astana

Famous actor Jackie Chan will come to Astana for Expo 2017 international exhibition, Yerlan Karin, Chairman of Kazakhstan Radio and Television Corporation, said this in his Facebook post, Kazinform reports. …

Two Kazakh citizens injured in Kabul blast

Two citizens of Kazakhstan were injured as a result of powerful blast that hit the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 80 people and injuring 350, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said. At the time of the attack, …

Wind storm kills three people in Kazakhstan

Three people were killed and another three injured in a wind storm that hit Taraz, the administrative center of the Zhambyl region, on Monday, the regional governor Karim Kokrekbayev said. Kazakh Prime …

Bayterek to be reopened by June 10

The major overhaul of the main symbol of Astana, Bayterek monument, is under completion. The builders plan to complete finishing works before the beginning of Expo 2017, Kazinform reported with reference to the press-service of the Astana …

Baikonur prepares for Progress MS-06 launch

Preparations for the second launch of the year began at Baikonur cosmodrome under the ISS programme, Kazinfom reports. Specialists of the Progress Russian Space Center are preparing Soyuz-2.1A carrier rocket for the launch which is …

3.8-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan’s Almaty region

An earthquake measuring 3.8 points on the Richter scale has occurred today 265 km away from Almaty in Kazakhstan. This information appeared on the site of the seismological experimental and methodological expedition of the Ministry of Education …