World shocked by Kemerovo mall tragedy

The international community has expressed condolences after the fire at a shopping mall in the Russian city of Kemerovo killed more than 60 people. Russian President Vladimir Putin was one of the first to extend …

Kazakhstan approves new EEU customs duties

The upper chamber of the Kazakh parliament approved the ratification of a protocol that specifies a procedure for distribution of import customs duties between the states participating in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). …

Six CIS countries to hold joint anti-terrorist drills

CIS special services will hold joint anti-terrorist drills on the territory of six CIS countries, the head of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center (ATC) Andrey Novikov said at a 11th meeting of the heads of CIS member-countries’ …

New Kazakh Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan named

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has named Karim Kokrekbayev as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazinform reported citing the Akorda's …

Russia takes over chairmanship in EEU from Kyrgyzstan

The chairmanship in the Eurasian Economic Union bodies in 2018 was passed to Russia from Kyrgyzstan. This year Russia will head the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (consisting of the Heads of the Member States), the Eurasian …