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.
Russia is not trying to bring back the USSR, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary aired Sunday, but the problem is that "nobody wants to believe it"
Dzhuna, a famed mystic healer and astrologer who is said to have treated Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and Russian celebrities, died on Monday at 65.
Halo franchise has made free Halo Online FPS available to Kazakhstan and other former Soviet countries.
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.
Kazakhstani-Spanish The Forgotten of Karaganda documentary film has been awarded at the California Film Awards as the Best Documentary,
When asked what event was the most significant for Kazakhstan in 2014, President named signing of the agreement to launch the Eurasian Economic Union back in May.
During Samruk Kazyna Transformation Forum president of Kazakhstan has spoken about the defficiencies of Gorbachev's Perestroika and the successes of Chinese reforms.
A top secret Soviet town for testing biological weapons stands abandoned in a Central Asian desert that was once a sea.
Russian Forbes named Almaty and Astana among best cities of the former USSR.
The main idea behind the celebration is to create awareness of the great number of ethnic groups and nations living in Kazakhstan.
In his speech at Moscow State University President Nazarbayev said that Ukraine would benefit from cooperation with Russian and Kazakhstan amid any scenario.
Kazakhstan's President Nazarbayev has given a speech at the Lomonosov Moscow State University in which he stated that rebirth of the Soviet Union was impossible.
A Kazakh belle Maiya Aitben has charmed the most number of online voters and got 722 votes.
A number of participant representing Kazakhstan at the Miss USSR UK 2014 have been unveiled.
Pro-Western Ukrainians on Sunday held the biggest protest rally in Kiev since the 2004 Orange Revolution, urging the government to sign a historic pact with the European Union and clashing with police.
The Soviet Union 50 years ago allowed publication of Alexander Solzhenitsyn's landmark account of life in the Stalin prison camps "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich", shocking readers by revealing a hitherto hidden horror.
UNDP published their annual human development report. Kazakhstan comes 68th - the highest rank among Central Asian countries.
After the Apocalypse by British Antony Butts, a film about Semipalatinsk and the lives of people distorted by the man-made nuclear disaster, to hit screens in May.
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