Articles by Joey Long

Wins Keep Piling In As Kazakh Boxers Continue Bringing Home the Gold in Championships All Over the World

NUR-SULTAN – Our story starts with Kazakh 36-year-old middleweight Kanat Islam (28-0, 22 KOs) who has again challenged WBC and WBA super middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs). He set his sights on the Mexican immediately after defeating Ecuadorian boxer Jason Minda (14-4-1, 8 KOs), nicknamed The Executioner, which he won at a…

Bublik and Golubev from Kazakhstan Took Sensational Win over World’s Top Ranked Players, Lost in Third Round at Australian Open

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh tennis players Alexander Bublik and Andrey Golubev have advanced to the third round of the doubles tournament at the Australian Open, the FTC press service reported. In the second round, the duo played the two Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah who occupy the top seat of the ATP ladder. The…

Reigning Champ Gennadiy Golovkin Defeats Challenger Kamil Szeremeta, Defends Title For 21st Time!

NUR-SULTAN – It was a fight that fans were beginning to doubt would happen at all. Kamil Sheremeta’s COVID infection and Gennadiy Golovkin’s calf injury lead to multiple delays. But in the end, the fans got what they were hoping and praying for when the reigning champ, Golovkin entered the ring to defend his title…

Kazakh Prime Minister Discusses Massive Investment and Trade Deals With SCO Member States

Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin took part in an online meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), reported the PM’s press service. Mamin stressed the need for closer and effective cooperation between the SCO countries in the field of trade, and the need to explore opportunities for increasing…

Kazakhstan Eager to Participate in Iskra Pobedy Web Project Dedicated to Memory of WWII

Iskra Pobedy (Spark of Victory) – is the name given to a new internet project dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The site https://iskry-pobedy.ru/ was created with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Russia and aims to collect information about the natives of Kazakhstan…

Kazakh Embassy Employees Participate in Bike for Peace Anti-Nuclear Action in Norway

NUR-SULTAN – Employees of the Kazakh Embassy in Norway took part in a bike ride in support of a world without nuclear weapons which was organized by the Bike for Peace movement, reported the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  The race was attended by representatives of the Norwegian parliament, municipalities, business…

Kazakhstan and Russia Launch Joint Mineral Reserve Development Project in Zhambyl Region 

Kazakhstan and Russia have signed July 21 an intergovernmental agreement on the implementation of a joint mineral fertilizer plant, primeminister.kz reported. Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Russia Yermek Kosherbayev and Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov signed an agreement on the implementation of the EuroChem Mineral and Chemical Company for the construction and operation…

Kazakhstan to Launch Exciting New Cultural Promotion Channel on 175th Anniversary of National Hero Abai

On the last day of June in Nur-Sultan, the national television and radio corporation Kazakhstan launched an ambitious new cultural and educational TV channel ABAI TV. The opening ceremony was attended by Minister of Information and Public Development Aida Balaeva, Minister of Culture and Sports Aktoty Raimkulova, members of Parliament, as well as well-known public…

Nur-Sultan: A New City For a New Era in Kazakhstan

This year, the capital of Kazakhstan marks its 22 year anniversary. The Prime Minister’s office has compiled a short summary of the city’s impressive growth during this time period.  Kazakhstan’s new capital went through many changes over the years. By the time it was ready for its second name change, the city had already begun…

Astana: From Humble Origins to National Capital

NUR-SULTAN – This year, the capital of Kazakhstan marks its 22 year anniversary. The Prime Minister’s office has compiled a short summary of the city’s impressive growth during this time period. During this time, tremendous work has been done on all fronts, reported the press service of the Prime Minister.  Today, the country’s administrative and…