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Akimat: the snowfall in Almaty is unprecedented

For the last day more than 18 centimeters of snow has precipitated in the city, which is abnormal for the Southern capital.

Akimat: the snowfall in Almaty is unprecedented
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Universiade-2017: Athletic Village is ready

According to the administration the Athletic Village for 28th World Winter Universiade in Almaty can receive guests.

Universiade-2017: Athletic Village is ready
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Almaty authorities react to blames on snow removal

Head of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control explained why there is still plenty of snow on the roads.

Almaty authorities react to blames on snow removal
Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff
Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff

40-person staff is exclusively composed of patients from local psychiatric institutions in Training Cafe in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan cafe kicks stigma with mentally disabled staff
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Five dead in Kazakhstan 'terror' attacks on police

Security forces in Kazakhstan arrested two men suspected of gunning down five people in attacks on a police station in Almaty.

Five dead in Kazakhstan 'terror' attacks on police
Central Asia looks to boost fledgling ski industry
Central Asia looks to boost fledgling ski industry

The season may be drawing to a close at Central Asian Kazakhstan's Chimbulak winter sports resort, but skiiers and snowboarders are still carving their way down.

Central Asia looks to boost fledgling ski industry
Photo courtesy of witnesses
Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured

A runway tram has caused a major road accident in Almaty for the second time.

Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured
Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty
Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty

Kazakhstani cycler Alexey Lutsenko of Astana Pro Team has won the Tour of Almaty for the second time.

Astana's Alexey Lutsenko wins Tour of Almaty
Personal file photo.
Concert of Sofia Rahman and Tynybekov twins to take place in Almaty and Astana

Almaty and Astana residents and guests are invited to enjoy charming sounds of piano, violin and cello at Masterpieces of Romanticism concert that will take place on October 6 and 9.

Concert of Sofia Rahman and Tynybekov twins to take place in Almaty and Astana
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Kazakhstani mountaineer in Hollywood film, Everest

Legendary Kazakhstani climber Anatoli Boukreev is one of the characters in the Hollywood movie Everest about the tragedy happened in 1996 during the ascent of Everest.

Kazakhstani mountaineer in Hollywood film, Everest
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Emir Baigazin to confess his love for Almaty in his new film Over the City

Kazakhstani film director Emir Baigazain has announced casting calls for his new film Nad Gorodom (Over the City).

Emir Baigazin to confess his love for Almaty in his new film Over the City
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Runaway tram crashes 17 cars in Almaty, 5 injured

A large road accident involving over a dozen cars and a runaway tram has taken place in Almaty. Several people were severely injured.

Runaway tram crashes 17 cars in Almaty, 5 injured
Toi Kazan festival 2015. Photo courtesy of festival organizers
Toi Kazan gourmet festival held in Almaty

Toi Kazan gourmet festival united foodies, book lovers and fans of ethnic music at the Alatau skiing biathlon complex in Almaty.

Toi Kazan gourmet festival held in Almaty
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Almaty hosts national hair styling, makeup and nail art championship

The first Open Hair Styling, Makeup, Nail and Body Art Championship has been held in Almaty on September 17-18.

Almaty hosts national hair styling, makeup and nail art championship
Eurasian International Film Festival: from child marriage to art fantasy

10 feature films have made it in the competition program of the 11th Eurasian International Film Festival (EIFF).

Eurasian International Film Festival: from child marriage to art fantasy
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Women secretly videotaped while changing in Mexx store in Almaty

Young employees at Mexx store in Almaty secretly filmed a number of women, while they were changing in the store's dressing room.

Women secretly videotaped while changing in Mexx store in Almaty
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Petrol follows tenge in free float: Kazakhstan government stops regulating prices

After the announcement that Kazakhstan governoment was stopping price regulation for petrol, prices spiked throughout Kazakhstan.

Petrol follows tenge in free float: Kazakhstan government stops regulating prices
Photo © Vladimir Prokopenko
First skatepark opens in Almaty

The first skatepark has been opened in Almaty.

First skatepark opens in Almaty
Photo © Tengrinews.kz
Month of food, music, and treasure hunting in Almaty

To celebrate the Day of Almaty, locals and guests of the city are invited to 50 events, from musical performances to quests.

Month of food, music, and treasure hunting in Almaty
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rated 140 cities by livability. Kazakhstan's Almaty got the 100th place.

Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit