President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sought to play down tensions with Russia after Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane on the Syria border sparked fears among NATO allies of a wider conflict.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said that the military alliance stands by key ally Turkey after it shot down a Russia fighter jet on the Syrian border but urged both sides to try to calm the crisis.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recommended against Russians travelling to Turkey and cancelled his own planned visit after Ankara shot down a Russian fighter jet.
According to Kazakhstan’s political scientist and Director of Kazakhstani Institute of Strategic Studies Yerlan Karin, Russian plane shot down by Turkey is a point of no return in the Syrian crisis.
European Union president Donald Tusk called for calm after Turkey, a candidate for membership of the bloc, shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border.
Russia is considering a common unit of account and currency for the EEU, while Kazakhstan is not eager to move forward with this project.
Experts believe, the financial sector of Kazakhstan has not reached a complete freedom from pegging to the US dollar.
According to Mikhail Khazin, parity between the Russian ruble and the Kazakh tenge contributes to de-dollarization of trade between Kazakhstan and Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Tehran for talks sure to sharpen attention on his alliance with Iran in Syria after the Islamic State group's deadly attacks in Paris.
Russia plans to unveil a bronze "Wall of Grief" in Moscow next year in its first tangible condemnation of Stalin-era crimes but critics accuse the government of playing a double game.
Kazakhstanis were laying flowers in front of the Russian Embassy and Consulate General in Almaty and Astana expressing their deep condolences to families of the victims of Airbus 321 crash.
President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian navy in the Mediterranean to establish contact with its French counterparts and work together "as allies" in a campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin vowed vengeance after Moscow confirmed that a bomb attack brought down a passenger jet over Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board.
In spite of a massive depreciation of the Kazakh tenge, further measure need to be taken to help the domestic manufacturers in Kazakhstan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama shook hands and chatted in a six-second encounter at a summit in Turkey, breaking the ice for the first time since Moscow launched its air campaign in Syria.
Moscow called on Saturday for the international community to unite in its fight against terrorism after a string of attacks in Paris left more than 128 people dead on Friday.
Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Massimov described the implications of the Russian ruble's devaluation in fall 2014 for the Kazakh economy.
The first meeting of the Astana club has gathered over 50 experts in economics, politics, international relationships to discuss the geo-economic situation in the Eurasian regio
The Kremlin admitted that Russian television had accidentally shown secret plans detailing a nuclear torpedo system in development.
Vladimir Putin ordered an inquiry into allegations of "state-supported" drug abuse in athletics that have left Russia facing a possible Olympics ban, but insisted any punishment should be individual and not collective.
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