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Shopping in Kazakhstan

Posted by on May 17, 2017 – 11:28 am

Shopping in Kazakhstan

Zelyony Bazaar - the green market: Cheap caviar by TheWanderingCamel Helpfulness Seeing caviar, so outrageously expensive in the west, for sale in Almaty just on a market stall is a quite a surprise. Some of it is commercially packaged in glass jars and tins of varying sizes, Sevruga, Beluga, all very reasonably priced It makes a wonderful gift -if your home country allows its importation. Not everywhere does, some countries observe a very strict interpretation of the CITES treaty. What to buy: If you intend to eat your caviar immediately, you…
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Religions in Kazakhstan

Posted by on May 13, 2017 – 11:27 am

Religions in Kazakhstan

Today, the Republic of Kazakhstan is a striking instance of peaceful coexistence of over 40 confessions and denominations as well as 130 nationalities and ethnic groups. Historically Kazakhstan was always a crossroad, a place of meeting and dialogue of various religions, cultures and civilizations of the East and West. The spiritual tolerance inherited from the cultural and ethical traditions of Kazakhs serves as a reliable foundation for maintaining the civil peace both in the present and future. Being an independent state, Kazakhstan ensured an…
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Google Maps Kazakhstan

Posted by on May 3, 2017 – 11:14 am

Google Maps Kazakhstan

This strange pentagram, etched into the Earth s surface in a remote corner of Kazakhstan, can be seen on Google Maps. Credit: Google Maps Conspiracy theorists, start your engines: On the wind-blown steppes of central Asia, in an isolated corner of Kazakhstan, there s a large pentagram etched into the Earth s surface. And now an archaeologist has revealed the source of the mysterious structure. The five-pointed star surrounded by a circle, located on the southern shore of the Upper Tobol Reservoir, shows up vividly on Google Maps. There are almost…

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Images of Kazakhstan

Posted by on April 29, 2017 – 10:55 am

Images of Kazakhstan

Nasa has released new images of the mysterious Kazakhstan geoglyphs as researchers prepare to mount an expedition to the ancient site. The latest pictures, taken from space, show four of the 260 geoglyphs discovered to date. The Kazakhstan geoglyphs are far older than Peru s famous Nazca Lines – dating to around 8, years. The Nazca Lines are around 1, 500 years old. Similarly, while Peru s geoglyphs are thought to have been created by the Nazca culture, the origin of those found in Kazakhstan are a complete mystery. Nasa/DigitalGlobe Sitting in…

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Kazakhstan New capital

Posted by on April 27, 2017 – 10:50 am

Kazakhstan New capital

Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan ASTANA, Kazakhstan—The Khan Shatyr, the world s largest tent/shopping mall, is only the newest of the countless unique, futuristic buildings in Astana, whose bright colors and basic shapes—pyramids, spheres, cubes—make it look like the Jetsons hometown. There is a 200-foot-tall glass pyramid, the Palace of Peace and Harmony. The national archives are in a green egg-shaped dome, and the circus looks like a flying saucer. There is also a series of shimmering turquoise towers frequently, but incorrectly, attributed…

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Kazakhstan mountain range

Posted by on April 1, 2017 – 09:46 am

Kazakhstan mountain range

ASIA MOUNTAINS: Several significant mountain ranges stretch across Asia. Here we highlight on the map and describe the major ones, including the Altay, Gahats, Himalayan, Kunlun, Tien Shan, Ural and Zagros Mountains Altay (or Altai) The Altay Mountains are a mountain range in East-Central Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together, and where the rivers Irtysh and Ob have their sources. Belukha Mountain is the highest peak at 4, 506 m, (14, 784 ft). Ghats The Western Ghats is a mountain range along the western side of India…

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Kazakhstan International School

Posted by on March 12, 2017 – 09:18 am

Kazakhstan International School

Location Atyrau, Kazakhstan Projected Enrollment 142+ Accreditation by 2011 - Present Director Mr. Jeff McGuire Phone Number +7 7122 51 83 97/98 Fax Number +7 7122 51 83 99 Our School QSI International School of Atyrau, is a private non-profit institution that opened in September of 2007 and offers a high quality education in the English language for elementary and secondary students. The warm and welcoming school community make it an ideal place to receive a quality education from QSI. A brand new, purpose-built facility was completed for the first…

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UNESCO Kazakhstan

Posted by on March 6, 2017 – 09:14 am

UNESCO Kazakhstan

The Republic of Kazakhstan has made a new financial contribution to UNESCO of an amount of US$ 150, to support the implementation of the Action Plan for the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022). This is the third contribution by the country to the Special Account of this Decade, following earlier donations of US$ 200, in 2013 and of US$ 100, in 2014. As lead UN agency for this International Decade which was launched in Kazakhstan in August 2013, UNESCO is engaging further to promote mutual understanding and respect…

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Kazakhstan on a map

Posted by on February 14, 2017 – 08:39 am

Kazakhstan on a map

STANISLAV FILIPPOV | AFP | Getty Images Astana, Kazakhstan Central Asia s largest economy will finally become a World Trade Organization (WTO) member this year, but that alone is unlikely to be a panacea for investor concerns. After 20 years of discussions, Astana at long last completed negotiations on WTO ascension last month, paving the way for official membership by year-end, in what the international trade body described as one of the most challenging negotiations in its history. Following the landmark decision, Kazakh President Nursultan…

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Capital of Kazakhstan map

Posted by on November 16, 2016 – 05:14 am

Capital of Kazakhstan map

Akim of the Capital visited Alau Ice Palace and Atameken Map of Kazakhstan Ethno-Memorial Complex Today, Akim of the Capital, Adilbek Zhaksybekov, visited the facilities of sports and cultural infrastructure in Astana: Alau Ice Palace and Atameken Map of Kazakhstan Ethno-Memorial Complex. The first in the ranking for the quality of infrastructure and the seventh in the ranking for the speed among the worlds ice arenas, Alau today is still the most visited sports facility in Kazakhstan. The public skating project, which this year became…

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Hunting Kazakhstan

Posted by on November 6, 2016 – 05:04 am

Hunting Kazakhstan

Shoulder height as much as 64 inches (163 cm). Tian Shan Wapiti is the largest of the Asian wapitis and grows the finest antlers. It is similar to American Wapiti, although somewhat darker in color and with a longer skull. Overall color is dark brownish-gray, with the head, neck, underparts and legs dark brown with a tinge of red. There is a wide, light-colored ring around the eyes and a narrow white border on the upper lip around the nose. The antlers are massive and similar in form to those of North American wapitis. The best antlers of record…

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Kazakhstan 1 TV

Posted by on October 19, 2016 – 04:04 am

Kazakhstan 1 TV

Kazakhstan stamped itself as the leading force in Asian boxing, winning six of the 10 men’s golds up for grabs on Friday at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Kazakhstan, which won gold in the flyweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight and super heavyweight divisions, also added a silver and a bronze. South Korea, which had come under criticism for receiving disputed decisions in the semifinal rounds, won golds in the junior flyweight and bantamweight divisions and would’ve had a third if not for Wuttichai Masuk…

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KAZAKHSTAN Christmas

Posted by on September 15, 2016 – 02:22 am

KAZAKHSTAN Christmas

Christmas in Kazakhstan is almost always snowy, as it snows for around four months of the year during the winter. About 70% of people in Kazakhstan are Muslims, so Christmas isn t a big holiday and 25th December is a day just like any other day. This means the shops are open, the public transport is running and everyone is at work. Christians in Kazakhstan, don t normally celebrate Christmas on Christmas day, unless they happen to be off work or it’s a Sunday. Instead, the main Christmas celebrations are on the Sunday before Christmas Day. Christians…

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Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

Posted by on July 18, 2016 – 11:30 pm

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

The two most important countries in Central Asia have completed their presidential elections, both held early. Uzbekistan summoned voters just after the Nowruz festivities, on March 29. Just across the border, Kazakhstan went to the polls on April 26. Both elections featured Central Asia’s strongmen, Islam Karimov in Uzbekistan and Nursultan Nazarbayev in Kazakhstan. Both have been leading their respective countries since independence and had no problems securing another victory this time around. Like the last few elections, there were no surprises…

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Kazakhstan immigration laws

Posted by on July 2, 2016 – 10:54 pm

Kazakhstan immigration laws

By Aynur Jafarova Kazakhstan has reported an increasing scale of illegal immigration. Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dossayev said Monday that the number of illegal immigrants has reached 300, annually. Speaking in parliament, Dossayev said the struggle against illegal migration will become one of the main areas of the government s activity. According to him, a bill on amendments and addenda to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on the issues of labor migration has already been submitted to the Majilis, the lower chamber of the…

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