Russia and Kazakhstan

Russia's Sladkoye lake leaves of its own will

The Russian authorities have denied media reports that a Siberian lake has been transferred in its entirely to neighbouring Kazakhstan. The Russian Border Guards said that Sladkoye lake has dried up so much that the border now runs …

Russia presents 'useless' lake to Kazakhstan

Sladkoye lake in Russia's Novosibirsk region was transfered to Kazakhstan, administration of the Kupinsky district of the Novosibirsk region said. The lake is located 20 km from the Kupino district center. "Now …

Russia's PM holds meeting with Nazarbayev

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discussed trade and economic issues with Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Medvedev and Nazarbayev discussed the trade and economic …

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 …

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 …

Kazakh airlines allowed to use trans-Siberian routes

The Kazakh and Russian authorities have reached an agreement allowing Kazakh air carriers to make use of Trans-Siberian routes, the Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development's press service said. "Following the results of …