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Depreciation of tenge contributes to de-dollarization of Kazakh-Russian trade: opinion

According to Mikhail Khazin, parity between the Russian ruble and the Kazakh tenge contributes to de-dollarization of trade between Kazakhstan and Russia.

Depreciation of tenge contributes to de-dollarization of Kazakh-Russian trade: opinion
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Kazakh tenge's sharp fluctuations period over: opinion

According to Kazakhstani financial analyst Baitas Kurmanov, Kazakh tenge exchange rate has finally stabilized.

Kazakh tenge's sharp fluctuations period over: opinion
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Kazakh tenge depreciation doesn't help exporters

Kazakh tenge's depreciation has not helped the Kazakhtani producers to increase their export revenues, experts say.

Kazakh tenge depreciation doesn't help exporters
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Kazakhstan among most unemotional nations in the world

According to the recent 2015 Global Emotions report compiled by the American Institute of Public Opinion Gallup, Kazakhstanis are among the most unemotional people in the world.

Kazakhstan among most unemotional nations in the world
KazMunaiGas headquarters. ©RIA Novosti
Subsidiary fined by twice the amount of KMG E&P's profit

The ecology fine of the sub-company of Exploration and Production KazMunaiGa twice more than the profit of the entire Kazakhstan Oil and Gas National Company.

Subsidiary fined by twice the amount of KMG E&P's profit
Karel Schwarzenberg. ©Reuters/Petr Josek
Putin like Hitler in 1930s: former Czech foreign minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin is repeating history by acting in Crimea much like Adolf Hitler did in central and eastern Europe in the late 1930s: Karel Schwarzenberg

Putin like Hitler in 1930s: former Czech foreign minister
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Bitcoin is no way to avoid losses amid devaluation in Kazakhstan

Bitcoin is not a good way to save money for Kazakhstanis frantically trying to hedge themselves amid the 20% tenge devaluation.

Bitcoin is no way to avoid losses amid devaluation in Kazakhstan
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Devaluation may create demand for 20,000 tenge bills in Kazakhstan

The climbing of dollar exchange rate might create a demand for the long awaited release of 20,000 tenge bills in Kazakhstan.

Devaluation may create demand for 20,000 tenge bills in Kazakhstan
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Inaction of Austrian, German and Maltese authorities against Rakhat Aliyev may damage public confidence to EU justice

Claude Turmes, a member of the European Parliament, is concerned that inaction of European authorities on mounting serious accusations against Aliyev could undermine public confidence to EU justice.

Inaction of Austrian, German and Maltese authorities against Rakhat Aliyev may damage public confidence to EU justice
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Kazakhstan has no need for death penalty: criminal law expert

I believe that life-long sentence is a severe enough punishment and the restrictions it imposes on a person are tough enough to view it as a real alternative to death penalty: Kazakhstan professor of criminal law.

Kazakhstan has no need for death penalty: criminal law expert
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British MPs criticise Queen's household finances

British lawmakers on Tuesday urged Queen Elizabeth II's royal household to do more to reduce running costs and produce clearer plans for the monarch's financial future.

British MPs criticise Queen's household finances
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Kazakhstan should develop oil and gas transport infrastructure: IEA Executive Director

Kazakhstan should develop oil and gas transport infrastructure and take a hard stance of pricing talks in the region: Maria van der Hoeven.

Kazakhstan should develop oil and gas transport infrastructure: IEA Executive Director
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MPs waive off legalization of polygamy in Kazakhstan

Members of Kazakhstan's Majilis (Lower Chamber of the Parliament) have commented on the idea of making polygamy legal in Kazakhstan.

MPs waive off legalization of polygamy in Kazakhstan
Marat Tolebayev. ©Maxim Popov
Ex-Vice-Minister of Agriculture promotes polygamy in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s former Vice-Minister of Agriculture of Marat Tolibayev has proposed to legalize polygamy in Kazakhstan.

Ex-Vice-Minister of Agriculture promotes polygamy in Kazakhstan
IMF's Lagarde: uncertainty over health of European banks
IMF's Lagarde: uncertainty over health of European banks

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday that questions marks remain over the health of Europe's banks and that coming stress tests are a chance to build confidence in them.

IMF's Lagarde: uncertainty over health of European banks
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Obama didn't believe his own war strategy: Gates

Former defense secretary Robert Gates has delivered a scathing critique of President Barack Obama's handling of the war in Afghanistan in a revealing new memoir, US media reported Tuesday.

Obama didn't believe his own war strategy: Gates
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Bride kidnapping is medieval: Governor of South Kazakhstan oblast

Askar Myrzakhmetov, Akim (Governor) of South Kazakhstan oblast, has called bride kidnapping a medieval act.

Bride kidnapping is medieval: Governor of South Kazakhstan oblast
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov. Photo courtesy of the press-service of the Ministry.
Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan comments situation in Ukraine

Сommenting the situation of Ukraine, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov said that Kazakhstan had always been supportive of integration processes.

Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan comments situation in Ukraine
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Bitcoin may threaten Kazakhstan's financial stability: Dalenov

Bitcoin currency may be a threat to the financial system of Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Vice-Minister of Finance Ruslan Dalenov.

Bitcoin may threaten Kazakhstan's financial stability: Dalenov
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Women driver ban guards against evil: Saudi top cleric

The grand mufti of Saudi Arabia said a ban on women driving in the conservative Gulf state protects society from "evil".

Women driver ban guards against evil: Saudi top cleric