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Northern parts of Kazakhstan to witness solar eclipse on March 20

The first complete solar eclipse of the year is going to take place on March 20, 15 hours prior to the astronomical spring in the Northern hemisphere - equinox.

Northern parts of Kazakhstan to witness solar eclipse on March 20
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev
New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river

An enormous flock of cormorants has occupied uninhabited islands on the Irtysh river right near the bridge in Semey, Kazakhstan.

New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev
eBooks on the go: Reading Semei campaign to foster love for books

Librarians of the Abai Library in Semey have decided to foster love for reading through free eBooks.

eBooks on the go: Reading Semei campaign to foster love for books
Photo© Ruslan Shakabayev
Fire destroys Semey gas fitting plant

A large fire has destroyed Semei gas fitting plant.

Fire destroys Semey gas fitting plant
Helicopter of MD 600 series. Photo courtesy of zaleskiy.com
Doctors of East Kazakhstan Oblast get new helicopter

An ambulance station in Semey, East Kazakhstan Oblast has received a helicopter on the eve of their professional holiday.

Doctors of East Kazakhstan Oblast get new helicopter
Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz.
Kazakhstan divides its cities into 3 categories

Kazakhstan's cities will be divided into three categories for development purposes.

Kazakhstan divides its cities into 3 categories
Tulips under the snow. ©Ruslan Shakabayev
Snow falls in Semey in late May

Snow has covered blossoming flowers in Semey on May 20, 2014.

Snow falls in Semey in late May
Photo © press office of Department of Emergency Services of Semey
8 people injured in explosion at Semey factory

8 people have been injured in an explosion at the Flour and Combine Fodder Factory in Kazakhstan's Semey.

8 people injured in explosion at Semey factory
Diana Bahtiyarkyzy. Personal files of Diana Bahtiyarkyzy
15-yo Kazakh model wins Grand Prix at Miss World Russian Beauty

The Miss World Russian Beauty-2014 Grand Final was held in New York. 15-yo Diana Bahtiyarkyzy from Kazakhstan's Semey won the Grand Prix in the Mini Miss World Russian Beauty category.

15-yo Kazakh model wins Grand Prix at Miss World Russian Beauty
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Central market flooded in Semey

The central market and the surrounding streets have been flooded in Semey city in eastern Kazakhstan.

Central market flooded in Semey
Photo © Pavel Zhukov
Mystery of fossilized jaw solved in Semey

Semey historians have finely identified the mysterious fossilized jaw that was almost forgotten in a school museum as an unknown object.

Mystery of fossilized jaw solved in Semey
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Semey residents suffer from smoking boiler house

Residents of one of the regions of Semey city are stifled with smoke issuing from a boiler house.

Semey residents suffer from smoking boiler house
Photo courtesy of yk-news.kz
Two students of Nazarbayev Intellectual School among world's best in Mathematics

Two students from Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Semey city in eastern Kazakhstan Oblast have been acknowledged the world's best in Mathematics based on their SAT test results.

Two students of Nazarbayev Intellectual School among world's best in Mathematics
Photo courtesy of press-service Emergency Situations Department of Semey city
A young man tries to make suicide in Semey

A young man has made an attempt of suicide in Semey city.

A young man tries to make suicide in Semey
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Semey gardeners boast 'no radiation' mutant plants

Gardeners of Semey city in Kazakhstan believe that their berries and sunflowers are worthy of the Guinness Book of Records.

Semey gardeners boast 'no radiation' mutant plants
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Nazarbayev calls to use lands of Semipalatinsk nuclear test site

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev says that lands of former Semipalatinsk nuclear test site are rich with mineral resources that can be used.

Nazarbayev calls to use lands of Semipalatinsk nuclear test site
Military weaponry exhibited next to the city's Akimat. ©Ruslan Shakabayev
Military equipment exhibited in Semey to celebrate May 7

Missile forces and artillery vehicles were exhibited next to the building of city’s Akimat in Semey.

Military equipment exhibited in Semey to celebrate May 7
Snapshot of KTK channel
Meltwater washes out tombs at Semei old cemetery

Meltwater has washed out old tombs in Kholodnyi Lkyuch village in the suburbs of Semei.

Meltwater washes out tombs at Semei old cemetery
Bridge keeps collapsing near Semei
Bridge keeps deteriorating near Semei

The bridge in Kholodnyi Klyuch village in the suburbs of Semei is still in the emergency state.

Bridge keeps deteriorating near Semei
Photo by Ruslan Shakabayev©
Meltwater partially destroys bridge near Semey

A bridge in Kholodnyi Klyuch near Semey was partially destroyed by the meltwater.

Meltwater partially destroys bridge near Semey