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Astana-Borovoye toll road to bring $6.5 million in 2014

Kazakhstan's first 6-lane toll road Astana-Borovoye is expected to bring $6.5 million into the state budget in 2014.

Astana-Borovoye toll road to bring $6.5 million in 2014
Photo courtesy of RIA Novosti
Suspected meningitis knocks down 160 in Astana

Suspected meningitis forced more than a hundred people into hospital beds in Astana.

Suspected meningitis knocks down 160 in Astana
Photo courtesy of organizers.
Bungee jumping in Astana on July 27

Extreme sports lovers and curious Astana residents and guests are welcome to participate in adrenalin rush event tomorrow.

Bungee jumping in Astana on July 27
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Chain of halal shops may open in Astana

A chain of specialized halal shops may soon open in every neighborhood of Astana.

Chain of halal shops may open in Astana
Photo courtesy of infoflotforum.ru
Underage teens risk live to take photo in Astana

Two underage teens risked their lives for a beautiful photo in Astana.

Underage teens risk live to take photo in Astana
©RIA Novosti
Seizure of land plots in Astana is legal: General Prosecutor's Office

Kazakhstan's General Prosecutor's Office has concluded that seizure of land plots for public use in Astana complies with the legislation.

Seizure of land plots in Astana is legal: General Prosecutor's Office
©Turar Kazangapov
Only one place to swim in Astana

Department of Consumer Protection of Astana has conluded that people can swim only in one place in the Ishim (Yesil) River.

Only one place to swim in Astana
During the closing ceremony. Photo courtesy of ipho2014.kz.
Kazakhstan ranked 8th out of 85 countries at 45th International Physics Olympiad

Kazakhstan students won 3 gold and 2 silver medals at the 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) in Astana.

Kazakhstan ranked 8th out of 85 countries at 45th International Physics Olympiad
Akon at a press conference in Astana. © Aleksandr  Goncharenko
Akon on food, female beauty in Kazakhstan

American rapper and R&B-singer Akon, who performed in Astana on July 6, has shared his thoughts on beauty and food in Kazakhstan.

Akon on food, female beauty in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan's Minister of Education Aslan Sarinzhipov ©pm.kz
Corruption in Kazakhstan's education system

Corruption in the education system of Kazakhstan has been increasing lately in spite of all the measures taken to harness it.

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Corruption in Kazakhstan's education system
Photo courtesy of RIA Novosti
Central Asia's biggest Choreography Academy to open in Astana

Kazakhstan National Academy of Choreography will open in April 2016 in Astana.

Central Asia's biggest Choreography Academy to open in Astana
Photo courtesy of the Press Office of Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan
$2.6 billion worth of contracts signed at KADEX

The Third International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment KADEX in Astana was signing $2.6 billion worth of contracts.

$2.6 billion worth of contracts signed at KADEX
Photo courtesy of  nauka.kz
How much is EXPO-2017 in Astana?

Hosting EXPO-2017 in Astana will cost $3 billion.

How much is EXPO-2017 in Astana?
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Day of Capital celebration in Astana

Almost one million people gathered in Astana for the celebrations of the Capital Day this year.

Day of Capital celebration in Astana
 Almaty. Photo courtesy of almaty.kz
Almaty and Astana best cities of former USSR according to Forbes

Russian Forbes named Almaty and Astana among best cities of the former USSR.

Almaty and Astana best cities of former USSR according to Forbes
Illustration ©tengrinews
Kazakhstan and Canada negotiate visa regime simplification

Kazakhstan and Canada are negotiating a simplification in the visa regime.

Kazakhstan and Canada negotiate visa regime simplification
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru.
Astana celebrates 16th anniversary as Kazakhstan's capital

Astana city has celebrated its 16th anniversary since its official presentation as capital of Kazakhstan.

Astana celebrates 16th anniversary as Kazakhstan's capital
Photo © RIA
Echo of Asia circus festival in Astana

International Circus Festival Echo of Asia was taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan from 1 to 8 July.

Echo of Asia circus festival in Astana
©Tengrinews.kz
Automatic bike rentals open in Astana

Automatic bike rentals will be opened in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana in July, 2014

Automatic bike rentals open in Astana
Photo courtesy of Assemgul Khassenova
New Air Kazakhstan airplanes presented in Astana

Bombardier Aerospace has presented a Q400 NextGen airplane in Astana. Kazakhstan is planning to purchase several of those for its new airlines.

New Air Kazakhstan airplanes presented in Astana