Russia and Kazakhstan

Kazakh cabinet banned from speaking Russian

A ban on speaking Russian in Kazakhstan's cabinet meetings took effect yesterday. The country's President Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered all parliamentary hearings to be held in Kazakh, saying those who are …

Progress MS-08 to be launched to ISS today

Soyuz-2.1a rocket will be launched with Progress MS-08 resupply ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today at 11:13 Moscow time, Roscosmos said in a statement. "The launch of the Progress MS-08 cargo spacecraft is scheduled for the …