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Lavrov and Kerry discuss issues of final normalization in eastern Aleppo

Lavrov and Kerry discuss issues of final normalization in eastern Aleppo

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed issues of final normalization of the situation in eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, …

Russians are poorly informed about situation in neighboring countries

Russians are poorly informed about situation in neighboring countries

Yefim Pivovar analyzed VCIOM's survey, calling it one of the most reliable sources for analysis of modern situation

Why Russia trusts Lukashenko, Nazarbayev and Aliyev

Why Russia trusts Lukashenko, Nazarbayev and Aliyev

Ismail Agakishiev: "All three make decisions based on interests of their states and people, and these interests are very similar to the interests of Russian population"

Putin and Nazarbayev to discuss cooperation issues

Putin and Nazarbayev to discuss cooperation issues

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting with Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev in order to discuss bilateral and global issues on December 26, the Kremlin press service reports. …

5 magnitude earthquake strikes southern Kazakhstan

5 magnitude earthquake strikes southern Kazakhstan

An earthquake of 5 points magnitude was recorded in the south of Kazakhstan, Seismological Experimental-Methodical Expedition reported. Its epicenter was located at 138 kilometers north-west of Alma-Ata. …

Kazakhstan projects 1% economic growth for 2016

Kazakhstan projects 1% economic growth for 2016

Kazakhstan's GDP growth during 11 months of 2016 amounted to 0.8% and is expected to reach 1% by end of the year, Minister of National Economy of the country Kuandyk Bishimbayev said. He added that this result can …

Eduard Poletayev: In 25 years Kazakhstan has gone from survival to global tasks

Eduard Poletayev: "In 25 years Kazakhstan has gone from survival to global tasks"

Political scientist on 25 years of Kazakhstan's independence

Kazakhstan celebrates 25th anniversary of independence

Kazakhstan celebrates 25th anniversary of independence

Kazakhstan is marking its 25th Independence Day, which is the only national holiday in the country. This time the festival is held with the utmost solemnity: independent Kazakhstan marks exactly a quarter century. This Day …

 Head of Kazakh Majlis to visit Baku next week

Head of Kazakh Majlis to visit Baku next week

Chairman of the lower house (Majlis) of Kazakhstan’s parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin will visit Azerbaijan next week, the Kazakh embassy in …

Monitoring the Oil Market After OPEC Agreement

Monitoring the Oil Market After OPEC Agreement

Indicators of the actual market balance

Netanyahu#039s first visit to Kazakhstan

Netanyahu's first visit to Kazakhstan

The Israeli delegation headed by the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will arrive in Astana on December 14, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Israel in Kazakhstan Michael Brodsky …

Volodin: friendship between Russia and Kazakhstan will only get stronger

Volodin: friendship between Russia and Kazakhstan will only get stronger

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed plan of activities of Russian and Kazakh parliaments in the framework of intergovernmental cooperation. …

Russia and Kazakhstan to expand inter-parliamentary cooperation

Russia and Kazakhstan to expand inter-parliamentary cooperation

Speakers of lower chambers of Russian and Kazakh parliaments, Vyacheslav Volodin and Nurlan Nigmatulin, have agreed to raise the level of inter-parliamentary cooperation, the press service of the …

Nazarbayev and Volodin to hold meeting in Astana

Nazarbayev and Volodin to hold meeting in Astana

The speaker of the Russian State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, will hold a meeting with the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev today during Volodin's official visit to Astana, the State Duma press service …

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan can change form of government

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan can change form of government

Those who claim that there is an autocracy in Kazakhstan are saying nonsense, the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in an interview with the authors of the new documentary. "Yes, we have a presidential …

Kazakhstan to cut oil output by 20,000 bpd

Kazakhstan to cut oil output by 20,000 bpd

Kazakhstan’s Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev announced Saturday the Central Asian nation would aim for an oil output cut of 20,000 barrels per day. "I think we can reduce oil production …

Kazakhstan Armed Forces put on alert

Kazakhstan Armed Forces put on alert

The Armed Forces of Kazakhstan were put on alert as part of the integrated tactical and combatant drills, the press service of the Defense Ministry of the country reports. The entire staff of the structural units of the central …

Georgy Pryakhin: National literatures unite us

Georgy Pryakhin: "National literatures unite us"

Chief editor of Moscow publishing house "Khudozhestvennaya Literatura" on new projects

 Erdogan to visit Kazakhstan

Erdogan to visit Kazakhstan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a visit to Kazakhstan on December 11-12 at the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the website of the Turkish presidential administration …

Kazakh PM: we have no need in sales tax

Kazakh PM: we have no need in sales tax

Kazakh Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev voiced the government's standpoint on replacing VAT with a sales tax. According to him, this issue had been discussed for a long time and the government. It was …

Baku, Tbilisi, Astana and Ankara sign railway memorandum

Baku, Tbilisi, Astana and Ankara sign railway memorandum

The railway ministries of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Georgia have agreed to develop the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), the press service of Azerbaijan Railways said. The head of Azerbaijan Railways …

Leader of organized criminal group detained in Almaty

Leader of organized criminal group detained in Almaty

A leader of the organized criminal group 'Four Brothers' was detained in Almaty during the large-scale special operation launched by the National Security Committee (KNB) of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the National Anti-Corruption …

Earthquake hits China, tremors felt in Kazakhstan

Earthquake hits China, tremors felt in Kazakhstan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 points struck China at 11:15 am Almaty time (05:15 a.m. GMT), while tremors were felt in several Kazakh cities, the Seismological Experimental-Methodical Expedition of the Committee of Science of the Ministry …

Nazarbayev officially launches Kashagan field

Nazarbayev officially launches Kashagan field

Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbaev officially launched the largest oil and gas field in Kazakhstan - Kashagan, with reserves estimated at 35 billion barrels of oil. "I'm here today to announce the launch …

Kazakh security forces conduct special operation in Aktobe

Kazakh security forces conduct special operation in Aktobe

Kazakhstan's state security service is conducting a special operation in the city of Aktobe, the Central Asian nation's government said. "Detentions are being made in different parts of the city," a spokesman for the …

What Azerbaijan Plans To Do When The Oil Runs Out

What Azerbaijan Plans To Do When The Oil Runs Out

The oil is running out and the need to diversify its streams of economic sustenance is more vital now than ever

Almaty pays last respects to Heydar Jemal

Almaty pays last respects to Heydar Jemal

The funeral of the chairman of the Islamic Committee of Russia, Heydar Jemal, took place today in Almaty. A public ceremony of paying last respects to Jemal was held this morning in the Almaty Central …

Trump reaches out to Central Asia, looking for a back door to Russia

Trump reaches out to Central Asia, looking for a back door to Russia

Whether Trump decides to follow through on ending the nuclear deal could have a major impact on Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev and Rogozin hold meeting

Nazarbayev and Rogozin hold meeting

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin discussed the further development of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, as well as defense and armaments issues during a meeting in …

About 30 thousand convicts to be pardoned in Kazakhstan

About 30 thousand convicts to be pardoned in Kazakhstan

About 30 thousand convicts will be pardoned due to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence, the deputy prosecutor general of the republic Johann Merkel said. The draft law "On amnesty in connection …