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76-year-old Nazarbayev is now the last surviving Soviet-era leader to still be in charge of one of the countries that emerged from the USSR.
A Ukrainian village renamed a street, which honoured Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles' John Lennon.
On the eve of the Constitution Day in Kazakhstan, President Nazarbayev commented on accusations of autocracy.
Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovin (33-0, 30KOs), the holder of the WBA Super, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight titles from Kazakhstan, was named among the Top 5 boxers from the post-Soviet space according to BoxingPlanet.ru.
Buried and long forgotten, the head of a giant Lenin statue is set to make a comeback in the German capital a quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Nursultan Nazarbayev says Eurasian integration is the way of progress and success.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday enacted laws banning Soviet symbols and communist-era propaganda, his office said.
The newly elected president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about the time when Kazakhstan just gained independence and what the elections mean to him.
The beginning of May in Kazakhstan has always been rich with holidays. This year, Kazakhstanis will enjoy 3 days off in May.
A Kazakh-Spanish film about Soviet-era Spaniards held prisoners in a labor camp on the territory of present day Kazakhstan has won an award at the Jakarta Film Festival.
In Astana, to honour the deceased, the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan has organised memorial services and a celebration of the anniversary of end of the Soviet Afghan War.
Kazakhstan will seek to further tap into the potential of the Commonwealth of Independent States during its 2015 chairmanship.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, 83, has been hospitalised but is determined to fight for his life.
During Samruk Kazyna Transformation Forum president of Kazakhstan has spoken about the defficiencies of Gorbachev's Perestroika and the successes of Chinese reforms.
Kazakhstan does have well-educated brain force, but the question is if there is a favorable environment to have this knowledge put to use.
The "House on the Corner" was one of the most feared places during Soviet times, but now people are keen to uncover its dark secrets.
The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said.
A top secret Soviet town for testing biological weapons stands abandoned in a Central Asian desert that was once a sea.
Former Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze, who helped end the Cold War as the Soviet Union's last foreign minister, died Monday aged 86, with tributes pouring in from friends and foes.
NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday the alliance will shortly offer Georgia closer ties, but made no mention of membership, amid growing concerns over Russia's intentions in Ukraine.
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