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Still from Adilkhan Yerzhanov's "Realtors."
Festival films at the heart of cultural controversy in Kazakhstan

Kazakh cinema is on the high wave but not everyone in the country is happy.

Festival films at the heart of cultural controversy in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of omskinform.ru
Foreigners commit increasing number of offences in Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan reports that foreigners are now committing more administrative offences.

Foreigners commit increasing number of offences in Kazakhstan
Deputy Akim of Mangistau Oblast Rakimbek Amirzhanov and Consul General of Iran in Aktau Mahmoud Adib ©lada.kz
Next oil refinery in Kazakhstan to be built together with Iran

Deputy Akim of Kazakhstan's Mangistau Oblast declared that the fourth oil refinery in Kazakhstan would be built in cooperation with Iran.

Next oil refinery in Kazakhstan to be built together with Iran
Photo courtesy of AKIpress
Terrorists destroyed in Bishkek - Kazakhstani citizens?

Reports circulating in the Kyrgyz media allege that the terrorists destroyed in Bishkek on July 16 were Kazakhstani citizens.

Terrorists destroyed in Bishkek - Kazakhstani citizens?
©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Experts comment on Kazakh National Bank expanding tenge-dollar pegged corridor

Experts comment on the latest expansion of the tenge to dollar exchange rate pegged corridor in Kazakhstan.

Experts comment on Kazakh National Bank expanding tenge-dollar pegged corridor
Vera Kobalia. Photo courtesy of fashiony.ru
Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Vera Kobalia leaves

Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Vera Kobalia leaves has voluntarily resigns from her position after working for a little over a month.

Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Vera Kobalia leaves
Qazaq Quartet. Photo from personal archives
Qazaq Quartet from Kazakhstan wins award in Italy

A string quartet from Kazakhstan has been awarded a prize in a contest in Italy.

Qazaq Quartet from Kazakhstan wins award in Italy
Yelena Tischenko. Photo courtesy of chaspik.spb.ru
Lawyer formerly involved in Ablyazov's case appointed to Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs

Amnestied Ukrainian lawyer Yelena Tishchenko has been appointed to lead the newly established department for return of criminally obtained assets in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

Lawyer formerly involved in Ablyazov's case appointed to Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs
New Kazakhstani low-cost airline presented

A new low-cost airline Qazaq Air has been presented in Kazakhstan's Astana.

New Kazakhstani low-cost airline presented
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan
Kazakh Special Forces beat Chinese, Russian and American teams at international competition

Special Forces of Kazakhstan show high-quality of training during international competition for elite special forces.

Kazakh Special Forces beat Chinese, Russian and American teams at international competition
Photo courtesy of yk.kz
Two men in Kazakhstan walk lions in broad daylight

Why were two men walking young white lions in broad daylight in Kazakhstan's Ust-Kamenogorsk?

Two men in Kazakhstan walk lions in broad daylight
Photo courtesy of elmundo.cr
A Syrian fined for throwing a cigarette butt in Astana

A Syrian national was fined for throwing a cigarette butt in Astana.

A Syrian fined for throwing a cigarette butt in Astana
Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
South African experts study causes of saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan

Causes of the recent massive die-out of rare saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan is studied by South African specialists.

South African experts study causes of saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan
First transport and logistics center launched in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan launches its first transport and logistics center compliant with best international standards in Astana.

First transport and logistics center launched in Kazakhstan
Hail size of a chicken egg in Kazakhstan in July

Residents of Kostanay Oblast in northeastern Kazakhstan make photos of chicken-sized hail balls.

Hail size of a chicken egg in Kazakhstan in July
Photo courtesy of Talap Kapanov
Hurricane in Ekibastuz tears off roof of apartment building, knocks down trees

A powerful hurricane in Ekibazstuz has torn off a roof of a five-storey building and knocked down dozens of trees.

Hurricane in Ekibastuz tears off roof of apartment building, knocks down trees
Still of the video from rutv.ru
Nursultan Nazarbayev hails Eurasian integration

Nursultan Nazarbayev says Eurasian integration is the way of progress and success.

Nursultan Nazarbayev hails Eurasian integration
Photo © tengrinews.kz
Mobile Internet speed in Kazakhstan increases

The average speed of mobile Internet in Kazakhstan has increased to 10.47 megabit per second.

Mobile Internet speed in Kazakhstan increases
Darya Shmalenko in the center. Personal file photo.
Schoolgirl from Ust-Kamenogorsk wins singing contest in Moscow

A schoolgirl from Ust-Kamenogorsk city in eastern Kazakhstan has clinched the first place at the III International Contest of Young Singers Golden Note held in Moscow.

Schoolgirl from Ust-Kamenogorsk wins singing contest in Moscow
©RIA Novosti
IAEA Board of Governors approve agreement with Kazakhstan on low-enriched uranium Bank establishment

Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approve agreement on the establishment of LEU Bank in Kazakhstan.

IAEA Board of Governors approve agreement with Kazakhstan on low-enriched uranium Bank establishment

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