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December 7 2015

​Minister of Agriculture visited Atyrau

On December 5, the RoK Minister of Agriculture Asylzhan Mamytbekov (on a photo) paid a working visit to Atyrau. The minister visited the agrarian sector companies, distributed awards to the leaders of the branch during the solemn meeting at the Drama theater and then held press conference at the regional communications service.


December 4 2015

Hoax Caller Gets Jail Sentence

On December 3, the Atyrau city court #2 pronounced a sentence concerning M. T., the resident of Almaty region according to Art. 273 of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan ("Deliberately false report about an act of terrorism").


December 2 2015

​Stopped the train

On November 26 on the railroad in the Zhyloi Distrct cargo train with fuel oil has been stopped on an emergency basis.


November 30 2015

​"As for oil prices, there is still a safety margin"

Pipelines major repair activities at Kashagan project are ongoing ahead of schedule. Production re-start is expected tentatively at the end of next year.


November 26 2015

​Stephane de Mahieu resigned, NCOC N.V has a new Managing Director (+UPGRADE)

NCOC N.V Managing Director Stephane de Mahieu resigned. The position was filled by Bruno Jardine, the head of Exxon Mobile Kazakhstan.


November 25 2015

​Atyrau secured the first license for Olympic Games!

Atyraulian weightlifter Nidzhat Rakhimov won the first license of the participant of the Olympic Games-2016 in Rio.


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.