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Kazakhstan opens national pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

Kazakhstani delegation presented a pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 on May 1st.

Kazakhstan opens national pavilion at Milan Expo 2015
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Samruk-Kazyna mulls opening subsidiary in Silicon Valley

National Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna is planning to expand into the Silicon Valley and open a subsidiary company Samruk Innovation

Samruk-Kazyna mulls opening subsidiary in Silicon Valley
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Nazarbayev tours EXPO-2017 construction site

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has visited the EXPO-2017 construction site in Astana.

Nazarbayev tours EXPO-2017 construction site
Rapil Zhoshybayev (L) and Norihiko Ishiguro. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry
Japan confirms participation in EXPO-2017

Japan has officially confirmed participation in the upcoming EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Japan confirms participation in EXPO-2017
Madina Bassbayeva and Bakhtiyar Adamzhan (Spartacus). Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Astana Opera tours Italy with Spartacus: Tengrinews streams live

The Astana Opera ballet company from Kazakhstan is currently touring Italy.

Astana Opera tours Italy with Spartacus: Tengrinews streams live
Nazarbayev discusses Ukraine and future partnership in innovations with Merkel
Nazarbayev discusses Ukraine and future partnership in innovations with Merkel

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed settlement of the Ukrainian crisis in the context of the possible meeting between the Heads of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Astana.

Nazarbayev discusses Ukraine and future partnership in innovations with Merkel
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Unpaid fines in Kazakhstan comparable to EXPO costs

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev has compared the unpaid fines to the cost of hosting EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Unpaid fines in Kazakhstan comparable to EXPO costs
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Kazakhstan to produce electromobiles by year end

The Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan has announced that Kazakhstan will produce its first electromobile in a matter of months.

Kazakhstan to produce electromobiles by year end
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Kazakhstan names average ticket price for EXPO-2017

The cost of tickets to EXPO-2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan will start at 28 euro.

Kazakhstan names average ticket price for EXPO-2017
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$70 million solar power plan to be constructed in Astana for EXPO-2017

A $70 million solar power plant will be built in Astana for the upcoming EXPO-2017.

$70 million solar power plan to be constructed in Astana for EXPO-2017
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Leonardo DiCaprio to be invited to Kazakhstan's EXPO-2017

There are plans to invite "green" celebrities, such as Leonardo DiCaprio, for EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Leonardo DiCaprio to be invited to Kazakhstan's EXPO-2017
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Nazarbayev meets Astana EXPO-2017 Chairman

The President of Kazakhstan has met with the Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company to discuss preparation for the exhibition.

Nazarbayev meets Astana EXPO-2017 Chairman
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EXPO-2017 in Astana to bring 280 million euro to Kazakhstan

EXPO-2017 that will take place in Astana from June 10 to September 10, 2017 is expected to bring more than 280 million euro in profit to Kazakhstan.

EXPO-2017 in Astana to bring 280 million euro to Kazakhstan
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo  © RIA Novosti
Nazarbayev offers Russia to cooperate in geological exploration of Caspian Depression

Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested Russia to start a joint geological exploration project to find new oil fields.

Nazarbayev offers Russia to cooperate in geological exploration of Caspian Depression
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Russia to take active part in EXPO-2017 in Astana

Russian companies have confirmed their active participation in the EXPO-2017 that will take place in Astana from June 10 to September 10, 2017.

Russia to take active part in EXPO-2017 in Astana
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$550 million wind power plant to be built in Zhambyl Oblast

A new $550 million-worth wind power plant will be constructed in Zhambyl Oblast

$550 million wind power plant to be built in Zhambyl Oblast
Sabina Altynbekova ©Roza Yesenkulova
Kazakh kawai Sabina Altynbekova wants to organize beauty contest in run-up to EXPO-2017

Young Kazakh volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova has suggested to organise a beauty pageant in a run-up to EXPO-2017 to be held in Astana.

Kazakh kawai Sabina Altynbekova wants to organize beauty contest in run-up to EXPO-2017
Art Museum. Photo courtesy of Rosa Yessenkulova
Kazakhstan explores Chinese EXPO-2010 experience

38 facilities will be built for the upcoming EXPO-2017 international exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan explores Chinese EXPO-2010 experience
Tengri and Bouri. Photo  courtesy of www.expo2017mascot.kz
Best mascot design chosen for EXPO-2017

Tengri and Bouri have been chosen as the best contenders for the EXPO-2017 mascots.

Best mascot design chosen for EXPO-2017
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Astana policemen learning English for EXPO-2017

Astana policemen have begun learning English in the run-up to EXPO 2017.

Astana policemen learning English for EXPO-2017