KazSat-2 was to supplement the KazSat-1 satellite, but will now replace Kazsat-1 due to the complete loss of the first satellite.
Bugrinskoye vehicle crossing point located in Chelyabinsk oblast may be used for joint control by Kazakhstan and Russian border guards.
Prime-Ministers of the Customs Union member-countries will meet in Minsk on May 15 for the 15th session of EurAsEC inter-country council.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov will visit Astana on May 13-14, 2011.
Director of KazAlco Association commented on the advice of Gennadiy Onischenko to ban imports of Georgian wines to Kazakhstan.
Gennadiy Onischenko said that Kazakhstan and Belarus should ban sales of Georgian wines and mineral water.
According to the Committee, the average inflation rate across the CIS stood at 9.5%, with the Kazakhstan’s rate standing at 8.5%.
Omsk road police seized a truck with five donkeys and two camels.
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center has not sorted out some minor faults so far: Viktor Lefter, Head of the Kazakhstan’s Center for Space Communications.
An employee of the Consulate General of Russia run a 4-year-old girl over with an electric car in Almaty.
Proved hydrocarbon reserves of the Caspian Sea shelf make 3.1 trillion cubic meters of gas and 2.95 billion tons of oil.
Kazakhstan-based subsidiary of Russia’s Sberbank has entered the top ten banks in Kazakhstan in terms of assets recently.
The number of enterprises with Russian capital has grown nearly 10% in Kazakhstan for the last year: Finance Ministry Tax Committee.
Prices of oil products may increase 25 percent. Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev held a meeting dedicated to this issue.
Yuriy Serebryanskiy won in the The Russian Prize literary contest under Short Prose category.
Kazakhstan National Book Chamber said 40% of the books in Kazakhstan are sold in Almaty. Kazakh book market is estimated at $60 million.
Kazakhstan is still the leader among Central Asian countries by the amount of generated spam, according to Kaspersky Laboratory's March report.
Ministry of Economic Development announced the Q1 2011 economic results. Customs Union yielded noticeable results.
Talgat Mussabayev from Kazakh National Space Agency spoke about Russia's profit from Baikonur. Kazakhstan needs ways to continue the cosmodromes operations in case Russia moves away to its own space centers.
Kazakhstan completed immunization of children against poliomyelitis. It was done because of the outbreak in Tajikistan and Russia in 2010.
- Customs Union
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Caspian Sea
- Sauat Mynbayev
- Russian Prize
- National Book Chamber
- Central Asia