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November 24 2015

​World record-holder from Atyrau is only 13 years old

Two athletes from Atyrau - 13-y.o. Kirill Litvinov and 27-y.o Eduard Kabdeshev, as part of Kazakhstan national team won a few gold and 1 silver medal in powerlifting World Cup in Portugal. Kazakhstan won the first place in all-team competition.


November 23 2015

Kazakhstan female boxers won 21 medals at the intl tournament in Atyrau

In Atyrau the international box tournament among women dedicated to the memory of Kazakh women WW2 heroes - Aliya Moldagoulova, Manshuk Mametova and Hiuaz Dospanova has been closed.


November 20 2015

Price of bread and bus fares will increase in Atyrau

As of January 1, the price of “social" bread loaf will cost 80 tenge and more, warn Atyrau bakers. The fares for public transport in the city will be 80 tenge and on suburban routes - 100 tenge by the unanimous vote of the deputies of Atyrau Maslikhat.


November 18 2015

​It is snowing in Atyrau …

It was snowing today in Atyrau, it was the first snow this year and the first one in autumn…


November 16 2015

​Atyrau Region Governor B. Izmukhambetov: "Paris is not that far"

At the 39th extraordinary session of the regional maslikhat the Governor of Atyrau Oblast (region) Baktykozha Izmukhambetov strongly urged inhabitants to be security-conscious:


November 13 2015

Investigation of operator's death in Tengiz completed

The accident connected with the death of forklift operator that took place on the territory of Isker LLP production base, located at Karaton-1 rotational camp, has been investigated (see “Death of operator in Tengiz") .


​Pharmaceutical plant under construction in Atyrau

Atyrau set in train the construction of a pharmaceutical plant - LUMPAN CASPIAN PHARMACEUTICALS LLP - worth 3 bln 700 mln t


November 11 2015

​Gift from Atyrau nearly put Mom into prison

Mother gave her son a gift - a piece of sturgeon fish - to take with him when he travelled to Astana and was nearly put to prison.


November 10 2015

​First snow in Tengiz, but it is still early for cold weather

According to Kulaina Myrzasheva, the head of weather forecast department of "Kazhydromet" regional branch, tonight air temperature will drop down to -1 degree C. In Sagiz and Ganyushkino villages the temperature dropped down to -8 degrees C.


November 9 2015

​Grave mistake made by operator in Tengiz caused serious bodily harm (updated)

Zhyloi district court delivered verdict in relation to TCO operator pursuant to item 2 of Article 156 of RoK Criminal Code ("Violation of safety rules that caused serious harm to health").

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​False police officer detained in Atyrau

One more false police officer (see "Thief liked police uniform") has been detained in Atyrau.


November 8 2015

French technology comes to Atyrau Refinery

Production of industrial gases in the refining sector in Kazakhstan is displayed on outsourcing. Shareholders Agreement on creation of the Kazakh-French joint venture for the production of industrial gases was signed November 5, 2015 during the official visit of the President of Kazakhstan, NA Nazarbayev to France. The project partners are the subsidiary of JSC "NC" KazMunayGas "- JSC «KazMunayGas - refining and marketing "and a world leader in the production and supply of industrial gases French company «Air Liquide». The document was signed by Chairman of the Board of JSC "NC" KazMunayGas" Sauat Mynbayev and CEO «Air Liquide» Christophe Chalier.


November 4 2015

​Murder near betting office

In Atyrau near betting office located at the crossing of Dosmukhamedov and Moldagulova streets a group of people had a fight during which 26-y.o. security guard of betting office died on the spot from knife wounds.


November 3 2015

​"Atyrau - Almaty" train car was covered with smoke (+VIDEO)

Today, November 3, at 12:10 noon, in one of passenger cars of the train # 41 following from Atyrau to Almaty smoke was created.


November 2 2015

Women pocket lifters in Atyrau shopping mall (VIDEO)

Women pocket lifters got caught in the lens of surveillance camera in “Grazie" boutique located at "Tamasha" shopping center in Atyrau.


November 1 2015

​Kazakh astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov arrived to Atyrau

Briefing with participation of space pilot Aidyn Aimbetov was held at Atyrau branch of Central Communications Service.


October 30 2015

​Atyrau citizen committed suicide in Shymkent

Man who committed suicide in shopping center was 42-y.o. resident of Atyrau who was visiting in Shymkent.


October 28 2015

​“Nur Otan” party has got fire extinguishers to prevent cases of self-immolation

On October 27, human rights activists and members of the movement "Civil Initiative of Atyrau" visited the city branch of “Nur Otan" Party in order to present to Party members a fire extinguisher.


"In Atyrau “Sotherby” they didn't bargain, but artificially raised prices"

On October 27 in Public Service Center (TsON) in Balykshi village land plots were sold at the auction.


October 24 2015

​Tim Miller leaves, his deputy will become TCO's new CEO

Tim Miller resigns from the position of Tengizchevroil's CEO as of November 1.


​Officials were caught taking bribe in the amount of 1,5 million

On October 20, the employees of the Department for public service and corruption control of Atyrau Oblast detained the head of housing and communal services department of Zhyloi District on suspicion in bribe taking of 1,6 million tenge.


October 22 2015

​Services of Atyrau refinery go up by one and one-half times in price

As of October 1, the price of processing of 1 ton of crude for suppliers of Atyrau Refinery grew by 55%. This instantly provoked the price jump of AI-92 and diesel fuel at “KMG-Onimderi" gas stations.


October 20 2015

Minister of Energy V. Shkolnik visited Tengiz and Kashagan fields

Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Vladimir Shkolnik made a working trip to Atyrau region on October 16-17.


​Cold water in town will be turned off for 6 hours

"AtyrauSuArnasy" (AtyrauWaterWorks) informed that in connection with seasonal chlorination of water treatment facilities and distributive networks of the city they are planning to temporarily turn off cold water supply in Atyrau from 1pm to 6pm on October 23.


October 19 2015

​Press Attache David Gamble: "It's not possible to be among 30 top without strong NGOs"

On October 14, David Gamble, the first secretary of the US Embassy in Kazakhstan, paid one-day visit to Atyrau. Our meeting took place thanks to the initiative of the American Embassy in Kazakhstan.