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Until recently, Central Asia played only a modest role in world politics, a reflection of its economic weakness, domestic problems, and distrust of integration. Russia’s presence in the region as the primary political mediator and economic partner was incontestable, The Diplomat reported.
Compared to other countries, Kazakhstanis are very rarely denied visas to the United States, Tengrinews reports citing U.S. Consul in Kazakhstan Ian Turner as saying.
Kazakhstan took 94th position with an average income of $ 614 per month per person, Kazpravda.kz informed citing the resource specializing in national statistics NationMaster.
The first Kazakhstan ski expedition to the North Pole will start on March 31, 2015. Member of the Presidium of Kazakh Geographic Society Tolegen Tastanbekov, who is taking part in the expedition, spoke to Tengrinews about the adventure.
The head of KazAtomProm Nurlan Kapparov has died today of a heart attack in Beijing, four days before his 45th birthday, Tengrinews reports citing IA Novosti-Kazakhstan.
Three candidates will run in the upcoming early presidential elections in Kazakhstan: the incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the challenger from the Communist People’s Party Turgun Syzdykov and self-nominee Abelgazi Kusainov, a Tengrinews correspondent reports from the Central Election Commission.
Kazakhstan and Tajikistan have agreed to open flights between Dushanbe and Astana, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to BNews.kz.
We announce that since the February 27, 2015 the accreditation of journalists to participate in the coverage of early elections of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan appointed on April 26 this year has opened.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) updated its GDP growth forecast on Kazakhstan in 2015, the bank’s Asian Development Outlook 2014 report, released on March 24 said.
Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia have agreed to meet in Minsk on 8 May, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko told reporters after the meeting of leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia in Astana on 20 March, Kazinform refers to BelTA.
The voice of Rakhat Aliyev, former son-in-law of the Kazakh head of state who was buried in Vienna last week after having himself hanged in prison following a life mainly consisting of racketeering, plotting and attacking people including a number of murders for which he was about to stand trial, still seems to resound form his grave. After having escaped justice in his country of origin, he spread controversy on every spot where he set foot.