- Russia and Kazakhstan agree to resume Proton-M launches from Baikonur
©RIA NovostiRussia has agreed with Kazakhstan to resume Proton-M rocket launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome.
The soccer World Cup and the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, figure among the main events in 2014, along with elections in many countries and European commemorations of key events in both world wars.
"We are against politicization of economic processes or conferring the future economic union with any functions beyond the economic integration", "we have our own historical, national, political and economic values, which we cannot compromise no matter what," Kazakhstan lawmakers say.
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Hit like ton of BRICS: 2013 tough year for emerging markets Only recently hailed as the saviours of the world economy, emerging markets had a tough year in 2013, hit by slow growth, market instability and social unrest that have worried investors -- though some analysts say the fear is overblown.
North Korea may be set for 'Cultural Revolution': Japan The recent purge of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's once-powerful uncle could herald a period of radical upheaval comparable to China's Cultural Revolution, Japanese defence minister Itsunori Onodera said Thursday.
Russia court orders review of Pussy Riot verdicts The Russian Supreme Court has ordered a review of the guilty verdicts handed to two members of punk band Pussy Riot, three months before the pair are due to be released from prison, it said Thursday.
Russia and Kazakhstan agree to resume Proton-M launches from Baikonur Russia has agreed with Kazakhstan to resume Proton-M rocket launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome.
PSY and Ylvis top YouTube 2013 video hit list A Norwegian comedy duo and South Korean rap music sensation PSY topped a list of hit videos shared at Google-owned YouTube this year.
Japan Buddhists launch Monks Without Borders First it was the doctors, then came the reporters, now a group of religious men in Japan have formed Monks Without Borders.
Kazakhstan hires foreigners to prepare athletes for Sochi Olympics Kazakhstan has hired the leading foreign experts to help prepare its athletes for the Sochi Olympics.
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