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Ice Hockey: Kazakhstan advances into elite division of 2014 World Championship
Ice Hockey: Kazakhstan advances into elite division of 2014 World Championship

Kazakhstan team is ranked first after five matches. It have qualified for the top division of the 2014 World Ice Hockey Championship.

Ice Hockey: Kazakhstan advances into elite division of 2014 World Championship
An-74TK-200. Photo courtesy of www.ksamc.com
Kazakhstan Interior Ministry receives An-74TK-200 from Ukraine

Kazakhstan Interior Ministry has received a new An-74TK-200 aircraft manufactured at Kharkov State Aviation Production Facility in Ukraine.

Kazakhstan Interior Ministry receives An-74TK-200 from Ukraine
Oleg Pereverzev at Ukraine Mae Talant show. Pereverzev's personal stock photo
Kazakhstan pianist made it into semifinal of Ukrainian Talents Show

The musician performed Rimskiy-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee that is known for its fast tempo playing two instruments at the same time.

Kazakhstan pianist made it into semifinal of Ukrainian Talents Show
Ukraine leader pardons Tymoshenko ally under EU pressure
Ukraine leader pardons Tymoshenko ally under EU pressure

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych pardoned Sunday a close ally of jailed former premier Yulia Tymoshenko as several thousands rallied in Kiev to protest his policies amid rising political tensions.

Ukraine leader pardons Tymoshenko ally under EU pressure
Ainur Turisbek. Photo courtesy of KFW.kz
Kazakhstan designer receives enthusiastic comments at Ukrainian Fashion Week

The collection of Kazakhstan's Ainur Turisbek reflected an image of a strong woman.

Kazakhstan designer receives enthusiastic comments at Ukrainian Fashion Week
Prime-Minister of Ukraine Nikolai Azarov. ©RIA Novosti
Ukraine interested in renewing direct gas supplies from Kazakhstan

Ukraine is interested in renewing direct gas supplies from Kazakhstan like those it had before 2005.

Ukraine interested in renewing direct gas supplies from Kazakhstan
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Ukraine interested in renewing Kazakhstan oil transit

Ukrainian is interested in transit of Kazakhstan oil and its supplies to Ukraine’s oil refineries; transit of Russian oil is going down.

Ukraine interested in renewing Kazakhstan oil transit
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Air Astana launches direct flights from Astana and Almaty to Kiev

Air Astana has launched direct flights from Astana and Almaty to Kiev starting from March 31 and April 1, 2013, correspondingly.

Air Astana launches direct flights from Astana and Almaty to Kiev
Medina Bondarenko from Kazakhstan in the national costume. Photo courtesy of the organizers
Kazakhstan beauty third at Miss Kharkiv International

Medina Bondarenko from Kazakhstan was ranked third in the international beauty pageant Miss Kharkiv International.

Kazakhstan beauty third at Miss Kharkiv International
Ukrainian women's chess team. ©Vesti.kz
Urkaine wins Women's World Chess Team Championship; Kazakhstan ranked 7th

Ukraine followed by China and Russia won the Chess Championship. Kazakhstan won over Turkey and France, tied with Romania and the United States.

Urkaine wins Women's World Chess Team Championship; Kazakhstan ranked 7th
Ukraine's topless feminists go international
Ukraine's topless feminists go international

Ukrainian feminist group Femen are taking their topless protests around the world, having already stripped off in Western Europe.

Ukraine's topless feminists go international
Kazakhstan football fans. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Football: Kazakhstan Football Clubs not interested in CIS Championship

Earlier it was expected that Ukrainian, Russian, Armenian, Kazakhstan and Belarus teams will take part in the United CIS Football Championship.

Football: Kazakhstan Football Clubs not interested in CIS Championship
AN-72 aircraft. Photo courtesy of donbiz.ru
Kazakhstan sent international investigation request to Ukraine over AN-72 crash

Kazakhstan has sent an international investigation request to Ukraine asking it to investigate into the zero-time reconditioning of the AN-72 plane performed shortly before the crash.

Kazakhstan sent international investigation request to Ukraine over AN-72 crash
The captain of Astana Arlans club Samat Bashenov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Boxing: Astana Arlans won over Ukraine’s Otamans

It is the sixth victory of Astana Arlans boxing club in a row. Kazakhstan’s team is the leader in its B Group at present.

Boxing: Astana Arlans won over Ukraine’s Otamans
Ukraine's government, PM resign: presidency
Ukraine's government, PM resign: presidency

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Monday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and the entire government.

Ukraine's government, PM resign: presidency
 Sergey Korchinskiy. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Boxing: Our goal is to win WSB season: Astana Arlans coach

Sergey Korchinskiy, Kazakhstan's boxing Astana Arlans head coach is satisfied with the team's performance and intends to win this season of the World Series of Boxing.

Boxing: Our goal is to win WSB season: Astana Arlans coach
Photo courtesy of astanaarlans.com
Astana Arlans boxers began third WSB season with victory

Astana Arlans Kazakhstan edged Ukraine's Otamans 3:2 in the World Series of Boxing tournament that was held in Kiev, Ukraine.

Astana Arlans boxers began third WSB season with victory
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov (R) and Defense Minister of Ukraine Dmitry Salamatin (L). Photo by Yermek Sarbassov©
Kazakhstan and Ukrainian Defense Ministers meet in Astana

Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov met with Defense Minister of Ukraine Dmitry Salamatin and Ukrainian military delegation in Astana.

Kazakhstan and Ukrainian Defense Ministers meet in Astana
Tymoshenko ends hunger strike: doctors
Tymoshenko ends hunger strike: doctors

Jailed Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko agreed to end her hunger strike, her doctors said, more than two weeks after she began her protest over alleged fraud in polls won by the country's ruling party.

Tymoshenko ends hunger strike: doctors
US 'concerns' at Ukraine vote fraud claims: Biden
US 'concerns' at Ukraine vote fraud claims: Biden

Vice President Joe Biden expressed US "concerns" Tuesday to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych about alleged fraud in parliamentary elections won by the ruling party.

US 'concerns' at Ukraine vote fraud claims: Biden