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      Historians Collect Documents of Kazakh Khanate from Foreign Archives
      May29

      Historians Collect Documents of Kazakh Khanate from Foreign Archives

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Professor Meruert Abusseitova spoke about Kazakh khanate’s diplomatic relations at the conference in Astana on 20 May 2015. ASTANA – Issues of the formation and genesis of the Kazakh Khanate were reviewed May 22 during the international scientific-practical...

      Astana Hosts UN Media Seminar on Middle East Peace
      May29

      Astana Hosts UN Media Seminar on Middle East Peace

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The United Nations (UN) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Kazakhstan held the 23rd International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East on May 26–27. Participants exchanged views on the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, difficulties in...

      Kazakhstan Unveils 100 Concrete Steps to Implement Institutional Reforms
      May28

      Kazakhstan Unveils 100 Concrete Steps to Implement Institutional Reforms

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan is embarking on some of the most ambitious reforms in its independent history as President Nursultan Nazarbayev moves to implement his election campaign platform of five institutional reforms. On May 20, three weeks after Nazarbayev announced...

      ICRC Seeks Increased Dialogue with Kazakhstan on KazAID, Humanitarian Work
      May26

      ICRC Seeks Increased Dialogue with Kazakhstan on KazAID, Humanitarian Work

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – As Kazakhstan develops as a regional player and establishes its national development aid agency as a donor, international development and aid organisations are keen to establish more strategic partnerships and more dialogue with the country. Among these...

      Cossacks Ancestry of Astana: Guarding Identity, Shielding Customs
      May20

      Cossacks Ancestry of Astana: Guarding Identity, Shielding Customs

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – To this day, Kazakhstan has numerous descendants of Cossacks who became part and parcel of the multi-ethnic fabric of the country’s society. They mostly hail from those who began to come to these lands some three centuries ago as the Russian Empire...

      Atyrau Airport to Be Re-Named for Kazakhstan’s only WWII Female Fighter Pilot
      May20

      Atyrau Airport to Be Re-Named for Kazakhstan’s only WWII Female Fighter Pilot

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The Atyrau International Airport will be re-named for Hiuaz Dospanova, the only Kazakh female pilot and navigating officer who participated in the Great Patriotic War. “We have received a letter from the initiative group and members of the Parliament proposing to...

      Almaty 2022 Olympic Hosting Bid Includes Thousands Ready to Volunteer
      May20

      Almaty 2022 Olympic Hosting Bid Includes Thousands Ready to Volunteer

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. “Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games are something that belongs to everybody,” Scott Hamilton, American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist, is quoted to have said. Eric Schwartz, a senior lecturer of sports management...

      Kazakhstan Moves up Eight Spots in WEF Human Capital Report
      May19

      Kazakhstan Moves up Eight Spots in WEF Human Capital Report

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) outlining the current status of human capital in countries around the world came out on May 13, updating the first report from 2013. Kazakhstan ranked 37th out of 124 countries. The first Human Capital Report...

      Astana Gets in on CrossFit Craze, Hosts Competition Honouring WWII Victory
      May19

      Astana Gets in on CrossFit Craze, Hosts Competition Honouring WWII Victory

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. A CrossFit festival that took place in Astana on May 10 gathered 80 participants from Russia and Kazakhstan and was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. The main prize was a check for one million tenge (US$5,382). Photo...

      Renovated Memorial Park and WWII Soldiers Monument Opened in Petropavlovsk
      May18

      Renovated Memorial Park and WWII Soldiers Monument Opened in Petropavlovsk

      The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. In observance of the 70th anniversary of the victory in World War II, residents witnessed the May 9 opening of the Alley of Glory to Heroes of the Soviet Union and the Cavaliers of the Order of Glory in Victory Park in the north Kazakhstan city of Petropavlovsk....