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 …

 Kazakhstan to receive Russia's Mi-171A2 helicopter

Russia's Mi-171A2 multi-purpose helicopter will be delivered to Kazakhstan, the press office of the Russian Helicopters rotorcraft manufacturer said. In late 2017, contracts were concluded for the delivery of two Mi-171A2 …

Kazakh Air Force beefed by new Russia's fighters

Kazakhstan's Air Force received new Su-30SM fighters of 4++ generation from Russia, the Kazakh Defense Ministry said in a press release. The fighters were received in the framework of the military-technical cooperation between the …