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 Vladimir Lepekhin: Future of northern Eurasia depends on unity of Russia and Kazakhstan

Vladimir Lepekhin: "Future of northern Eurasia depends on unity of Russia and Kazakhstan"

Peculiarities of post-Soviet transit in the 21st century: Kazakhstan's way

Vladimir Putin to receive new foreign ambassadors’ letters of credence

Vladimir Putin to receive new foreign ambassadors’ letters of credence

Russian President Vladimir Putin will receive today the credentials of 18 new foreign ambassadors to Russia, the Kremlin press service said. Eighteen new ambassadors will present their letters of credence: Abdul Qayum …

Russia, Turkey and Iran confirm their participation in Astana meeting

Russia, Turkey and Iran confirm their participation in Astana meeting

Kazakh Foreign Ministry confirmed participation of Russia, Turkey and Iran in the next Astana meeting, aimed at settling the Syrian crisis, the Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday. "We have …

Kazakh airlines allowed to use trans-Siberian routes

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 …

Putin, Kazakh President discuss Geneva, Astana Syrian settlement over phone

Putin, Kazakh President discuss Geneva, Astana Syrian settlement over phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the issue of settling the Syrian conflict at the Geneva and Astana peace talks with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kremlin said, Sputnik …

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss new round of talks on Syria in Astana

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss new round of talks on Syria in Astana

President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, hold a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Nazarbayev's press-service reports. "In the context of the just-concluded …

 Shuvalov to arrive in Astana this week

Shuvalov to arrive in Astana this week

Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov will hold a meeting with the Kazakh Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev this week, the press service of the Kazakh government said. The …

Kazakhstan#039s Back On Washington#039s Radar

Kazakhstan's Back On Washington's Radar

A case of taking the man out of the oil industry, but not taking the oil industry out of the man

Putin, Nazarbayev agree Astana talks give #039serious impetus#039 to Syrian settlement

Putin, Nazarbayev agree Astana talks give 'serious impetus' to Syrian settlement

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev for Astana's contribution to organizing Syrian settlement talks, the Kremlin's press service said Saturday, …

Kazakh Air Force receives four Mi-35M helicopters

Kazakh Air Force receives four Mi-35M helicopters

The Air Force of Kazakhstan received four multi-purpose strike helicopters Mi-35M from Russia, the ministry's press service said. Supply of military equipment was carried out in accordance with the agreement between the Kazakh …

Russia, Kazakhstan to discuss Astana meeting

Russia, Kazakhstan to discuss Astana meeting

Russian and Kazakh Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Kairat Abdrakhmanov will meet in Moscow on January 20 to discuss the organizational issues of a meeting on Syria in Astana, Russian Foreign Ministry …

 Kazakh Foreign Minister to visit Moscow soon

Kazakh Foreign Minister to visit Moscow soon

Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov plans to arrive in Moscow in the coming days, he said at a press conference in Astana, commenting on the site preparation for the Syrian settlement. "We will …

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss preparations for Astana talks on Syria

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss preparations for Astana talks on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed preparations for Syria talks in Astana with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev by phone on Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement. The sides …

Russia#039s first LNG to be supplied to Kazakhstan in 2017

Russia's first LNG to be supplied to Kazakhstan in 2017

Gazprom Export signed the first-ever contract on supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Kazakhstan, its CEO Yelena Burmistrova informed. According to her, more than 5 thousand tons of Russian LNG will be supplied in …

Gazprom to start LNG deliveries to Kazakhstan this year

Gazprom to start LNG deliveries to Kazakhstan this year

Russia for the first time in the history will supply low-tonnage liquefied natural gas to Kazakhstan. The corresponding contract was signed between 'Gazprom export' and 'Global Gas Regazification', the press service of the …

Russia to launch 15 rockets from Baikonur

Russia to launch 15 rockets from Baikonur

Russia plans 23 space launches next year, eight of them from homegrown launch pads, the Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Roscosmos state space corporation supervisory committee Dmitry Rogozin said. "Fifteen …

New Su-30SM fighters delivered to Kazakhstan

New Su-30SM fighters delivered to Kazakhstan

Russia delivered a batch of Su-30SM multirole fighters to Kazakhstan, the press service of the republic said. The Su-30SM is considered as 4+ gen jet fighter. The new version has been upgraded based on Russian military requirements for …

Nursultan Nazarbayev becomes laureate of Russian Man of the Year award

Nursultan Nazarbayev becomes laureate of Russian Man of the Year award

Russian Biographic Institute has named laureates of its Man Of The Year 2016 award. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev became one of the laureates of this award. Kazakh leader was awarded the …

Nazarbayev condemns Karlov#039s murder in Ankara

Nazarbayev condemns Karlov's murder in Ankara

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev extended condolences to the Russian President Vladimir Putin over the assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov in …

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. …

Astana might become negotiation cite for conflicting parties in Syria

Astana might become negotiation cite for conflicting parties in Syria

Today a telephone conversation between Russian and Kazakh Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev, took place. In the course of the conversation, the head of …

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 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 …

Second meeting of Caspian Expert club opens in Astrakhan

Second meeting of Caspian Expert club opens in Astrakhan

The international round table titled "The image of the Caspian Sea: the media, expert cooperation, international projects" will be held today in Astrakhan. Participants of the second meeting of the Caspian Expert Club, …

Former head of Vnukovo customs detained at  Kazakh border, source reports

Former head of Vnukovo customs detained at Kazakh border, source reports

A former deputy chief of the customs of the Moscow airport Vnukovo, Kurzenkov Roman, who is wanted internationally for organizing the smuggling of goods from Turkey, was detained at the Russian-Kazakh border, a source in the Russian law …

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss CSTO and EAEU summits

Putin and Nazarbayev discuss CSTO and EAEU summits

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation and international agenda in a telephone conversation. …

Russia returns Emba training ground to Kazakhstan

Russia returns Emba training ground to Kazakhstan

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu signed Russian-Kazakh protocol on termination of agreement that allowed Russia to use Emba training ground in Kazakhstan. "Russian Defense Minister, army general Sergey Shoigu …

We must build spiritual barriers to stop terrorism

We must build spiritual barriers to stop terrorism

Astana proposes to use humanistic ideas of religion itself and widespread influence of religious and spiritual leaders to do this