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Azerbaijani flag over Israeli stadium

Author: Peter Lyukimson, Israel. Exclusively for Vestnik KavkazaMore than 250 athletes from 25 countries participated in the 11thinternational rhythmic gymnastics tournament "Grand Prix - 2013" in the Israeli town of Holon.The former Soviet Union was represented at the tournament by teamsfrom Latvia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Uzbekistan and Russia. Azerbaijanwas represented at the tournament by three gymnasts - Jala Piriyeva,Leila Yusifova and Aisha Mustafayeva.When the gymnasts appeared on the carpet, Azerbaijanis present in the

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CSTO secretary general describes information and analysis of organization

 CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha has presented a report on information and analysis at the CSTO Analytical Association. Experts attending the meeting discussed signing of a memorandum on formation of an expert association of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The Institute for Caspian Cooperation, Institute for Economic Strategies of the RAS and the ECOOM Analytical Center of Minsk are its initiators.

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 Kiev chooses between the Customs Union and the free trade zone with Europe

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International Women's Day

The world is marking the International Women's Day of March 8. Its story starts in 1857 when New York female textile workers started a strike demanding higher wages. Social democrat Clara Zetkin proposed feminists to set a day they would use to focus attention on problem of women, gender inequality.

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If "Gazprom" does not agree to pay more for the gas it receives fromthe Karachaganak field in western Kazakhstan, the Kazakh authoritieswill be selling it to China, the Kazakh Minister of Oil and Gas SauatMynbayev said.Currently, each year about seven billion cubic meters of gas fromKarachaganak is delivered to the Orenburg Gas Processing Plant. Afterthat 4.5 billion cubic meters of gas return toKazakhstan through swaps. The remaining 2.5 billion cubic meters of gas arepurchased by "Gazprom".

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Kazakh plane makes emergency landing in Tbilisi

 A jet of SCAT, a Kazakh air company, flying from Aktau (administrative center of Mangistau Province of Kazakhstan) made an emergency landing in Tbilisi half an hour ago, Interfax reports.Passengers were evacuated from the plane. Fire-fighters made sure the passengers left safely. 

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Kazakh National Fund owned $68.9 billion in 2012

 The Kazakh National Fund had totaled $68.9 billion (34% of the GDP) in 2012, Minister for Economy Yerbolt Dosayev said today.The fund will not drop below 20% of the GDP.Kazakhstan passed the bill on guarantee of transfers from the fund for 2013-2015. It stabilizes income and budget expenses for economic stimulation. 

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Religious extremists detained in Kazakhstan

 Kazakh law enforcers have detained 12 people, including two Russians, involved in spreading religious literature at Kolovyortnoye in the Akzhaik District of Kazakhstan, Interfax reports.The police found about 20 religious works. The literature is being studied by experts. The police noted that locals had helped detain the violators. 

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 The scale of illegal migration in Kazakhstan annually reached 200-300thousand foreigners, the Minister of Economy and BudgetPlanning of the country Erbolat Dosayev said today."Combating illegal international migration will be one of the mainactivities of the government," Dosayev said.  According to officials, the Majilis introduced a draft law "Onamendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic ofKazakhstan on issues of labor migration", which provides for the

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 According to the UN, Azerbaijani population will rise from 9.5 million today to 11 million in 2050. Georgian population will drop from 4.5 million to 3.5 million, Armenian from 3.2 million to 3 million, APA reports.The population of Ukraine will drop from 45.5 million to 33 million, Belarus from 9.4 million to 7.5 million. Moldova population will drop.The 2 million population of Latvia will be reduced by 300,000. Population of Lithuania and Estonia will drop.

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 Azerbaijan, Turkey and Kazakhstan will organize joint drills for special forces split into small groups, APA cites Tofig Gasymov, APA reports.The Anadolu training will be initiated according to a memorandum which will be signed by Tofig Gasymov, a military attaché of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces. 

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EU cannot understand point of Eurasian Union

President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy said in Vilnius that he was familiar with members of the Eurasian Union, an integration project under formation, but he could not understand the point of the organization.

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Can Russia live under the principle of the Scythian brotherhood?

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