Kazakhstan Reduces International Air Travel to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

NUR-SULTAN - Kazakhstan will reduce the number of international flights in an effort to address the surge in coronavirus cases globally and prevent the rise of coronavirus cases in the country, reported Kazakh Prime Minister’s press service.  The decision was made by the government commission on preventing the spread of coronavirus …


Kazakhstan Sets Majilis Elections for January Next Year

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree scheduling Majilis elections for Jan. 10, 2021, reported Akorda press service. Majilis is the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament consisting of 107 deputies, who are...

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Kazakh Capital To Unveil New Arbat Pedestrian Promenade

NUR-SULTAN – What is a weekend in the Kazakh capital like? One of the best ways to find out is to visit the city’s arbat, a pedestrian promenade. The capital’s arbat is located along the...

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Kazakhstan Reduces International Air Travel to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan will reduce the number of international flights in an effort to address the surge in coronavirus cases globally and prevent the rise of coronavirus cases in the country, reported Kazakh Prime Minister’s...

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Rakhat Confectionery Unveils New Line of Chocolate Products Decorated by Kazakh Artists’ Paintings

NUR-SULTAN – The Rakhat Confectionery launched the Qazaqstan oneri (The Art of Kazakhstan) project in cooperation with the Art Future creative platform, reported Rakhat Chairperson of the Board Konstantin Fedorets at the Oct. 8 press...

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Abu Nasr Al-Farabi’s 1150th Anniversary Celebrations Wrap Up in Almaty

NUR-SULTAN – The Al-Farabi International Center in Almaty gathered leading national Farabi scholars to the closing event of the 1150th anniversary of medieval philosopher and scientist Abu Nasr Al-Farabi on Oct. 16. Abu Nasr Al-Farabi...

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Kazakh Director Farkhat Sharipov’s Movie Wins Grand Prix at Warsaw Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN – Farkhat Sharipov’s “18 Kilohertz” won a grand prix at the 36th Warsaw International Film Festival that took place in Warsaw Oct. 9-18 despite the coronavirus outbreak. The film narrates the realities of teenage...

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Kazakhstan to Host Oceanman Open Water Swimming Competition in 2021

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan will host the Oceanman sporting event for the first time in Kapshagay in the Almaty region July 31 – Aug. 1, 2021, reported the press service of Kazakh Tourism National Company.  Launched...

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Central Asia + Russia Foreign Ministers Reaffirm Commitment to Strengthen Interstate Relations

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Russia reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen interstate relations and ensure sustainable growth in the region during the Oct. 15  Central Asia + Russia virtual ministerial meeting, the...

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Uniting for the Benefit of the Peoples

New York is hosting the 75th anniversary session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, which is an unusual event in many ways. Due to the pandemic, traditional general political discussions were held online, in...

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Kazakhstan In A New Reality: Time For Action

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s State of the Nation Address The work of the next session of Parliament begins at a challenging time. Our country continues to confront the pandemic that threatens the entire global...

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