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MiG-31 crashes in Kazakhstan

 A MiG-31 interceptor crashed in the Karaganda Region of Kazakhstan at 10.41 pm on April 23, 2013, RIA Novosti reports.Crew commander Col. Marat Yedigeyev died, Maj. Ruslan Galimzyanov was hospitalized.The jet was repaired at the 514 aviation factory in Rzhev in December 2012 and had 42 hours of flight.The jet made three flights during the day and one during night. 

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 Ukraine will become an observer at the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan in late May, RIA Novosti cites Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov.The PM noted that discussions of technical aspects of the process with Kazakhstan and Belarus were almost accomplished. Ukraine will have an office at the Eurasian Economic Commission.Ukraine’ membership in the Customs Union is one of the conditions Gazprom has in order to sell cheaper fuel to Ukraine.

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 The Kazakh National Committee has made a bid this year to host the 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Astana in 2017, the KazEnergy Association Executive Director Ramazan Zhampiisov said.   "The Kazakh National Committee has made a bid this year to host the 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Astana in 2017," Zhampiisov said at a regular meeting. The U.S. city of Houston is Astana's rival on this issue. It held the 12th World Petroleum Congress in spring of 1987. 

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 A Russian drone crashed near Balkuduk in the Kurmangazi District of the Atyrau Region of Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports.The drone exploded and split into three parts. It was probably launched from the Ashuluk military range. 

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Kazakhstan to limit imports of Russian petroleum

Kazakh Minister for Oil and Gas Sauat Mynbayev said that Kazakhstan will limit imports of petroleum from Russia at the end of the year until January 1, 2014, ITAR-TASS reports.The limitations are made according to an intergovernmental agreement of Astana and Moscow to cooperate in petroleum and a protocol ratified by Kazakhstan.

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Kazakhstan develops metallurgy strategy

 The Samruk-Kazyn National Welfare Fund, Atameken Union and national companies met in Kazakhstan today to discuss metallurgy, Trend cites Aset Isekeshev, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan.The vice premier noted that the government was developing a long-term metallurgy program. It will be based on the master plan until 2030. The master plan for metallurgy until 2030 contains a deep analysis of legislature and state regulation of the field, resources, its current condition and science potential.

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 The Federal Migration Service (FMS) has proposed admitting only foreign citizens with foreign passports to Russia. Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with the Director of the Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky, supported this idea. He, in turn, proposed introducing this practice from 1 January 2015, "Interfax" reports.At the same time, Putin emphasized that this measure will not concern the citizens of the Customs Union, that is, Kazakhstan and Belarus.

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The twentieth session of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan will start on April 24 in Astana. The event will be opened personally by President Nursultan Nazarbayev."On April 24, at the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, chaired by the head of state, the 20th session of the ANC devoted to the strategy "Kazakhstan - 2050: One nation - one country - one destiny" will begin its work," the deputy chairman of the Assembly Eraly Togzhanov said.

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Georgian-Kazakh relations tend to be cloudy

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 Baku is hosting the first meeting of MGIMO graduates. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is attending the meeting. High-ranking officials from Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Cuba, Korea, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Vietnam are taking part in the talks.

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MGIMO president arrives in Baku

Graduates of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) have gathered in Baku for their first universal forum planned for Friday. MGIMO President Anatoly Torkunov made a speech at the Azerbaijani Academy of Sciences.

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Ashkhabad is hosting talks on the agreement for preservation and rational use of biological resources of the Caspian Sea on April 11-12, Trend reports.The session was organized by the Turkmen Foreign Ministry and the State Presidential Enterprise for the Caspian Sea. It is attended by Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan.They will discuss the norms for exploitation of biological resources, sturgeon fishing, coordination of national ecological programs.Some of the topical goals are monitoring of biological resources and research.

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Saudabayev dismissed as head of Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev Center

Kanat Saudabayev has been dismissed as head of the Nazarbayev Center. Mahmoud Kasymbekov, head of the Kazakh president's chancellery, will be the acting head of the Nazarbayev Center, the president's website reports.The Nazarbayev Center was established at the President's Center for Culture of Kazakhstan on January 23, 2012. It focuses on formation and promotion of single and active information space for research and popularization of Kazakh history.

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