The European Union has not forgotten Crimea, stressing the world's "first duty" to Ukraine was to ensure it becomes a success.
Ukraine accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers fighting pro-Kremlin insurgents in the ex-Soviet republic's separatist east.
From doctors to students and businessmen, volunteers are risking their lives to evacuate wounded Ukrainian soldiers from the frontline.
Kazakhstan is revising its budget because of the falling global oil prices.
Russian authorities are coming in for growing criticism from economic insiders concerned over a lack of clear policies to deal with the crisis.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced alarm over fierce fighting around the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine rushed tanks to the front lines and claimed Sunday to have cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport.
The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss the flareup of violence in Ukraine.
According to him, some of the anticipated projects, including investment projects, will have to be suspended.
The meeting in Astana in Norman format (with the participation of leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France) to resolve the situation in Ukraine is at the stage of preparations.
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.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev arrives to Berlin on Janurary 9 to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin says Astana is the most suitable venue to hold talks relating to the situation in Ukraine.
Third-year economics student Inna Shmarai is kind of stressing out these days.
Tony Fernandes has been hailed for transforming AirAsia from a floundering carrier into the region's largest budget airline, but now faces his biggest challenge.
Their international competitors may be cheering tumbling oil prices, but the collapse in the ruble has meant major financial turbulence for Russian airlines.
For us, Kazakhstanis, what has happened in Ukraine is a great lesson: it is accord and stability that have enabled us to achieve what we have now, he said.
Ukranian and rebel envoys concluded "difficult" marathon talks without agreeing the date of a new round.
A fresh round of peace talks with Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels will take place in the Belarussian capital, President Petro Poroshenko said.
President of Kazakhstan says he can be the "honest manager" in the crisis in Ukraine, since Kazakhstan holds a neutral position on the conflict.
- Central Asia
- Secretary General
- Security Council
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Angela Merkel
- Vladimir Putin
- Francois Hollande
- Asia Pacific
- air space