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August 16 2012

Kazakhstan team ranked 12th by medal count at London Olympics-2012

Kazakhstan Olympic team is ranked 12th by medal count at London Olympics-2012, reports.


Serik Sapiyev tagged Best Boxer of London Olympics

Kazakhstan boxer Serik Sapiyev, who won a gold Olympic medal in -69kg category, was tagged the best boxer of the London Olympics, RIA Novosti reports.


How to respond to harassment?

An outrageous thing happened to one woman during her visit to one of the famous dentist’s of the city

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Nomads and Networks - Iron age nomadic life exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum

The first U.S. exhibition devoted entirely to the nomadic culture of ancient Kazakhstan made its Washington, D.C., debut at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on Saturday, August 11, 2012.


Representation-in-power rating compiled

The fact of misbalance in the current political elite of the country in terms of regional representation has been confirmed. The data is obtained through the research by IA public foundation within the project aimed to find out the features and content of Kazakhstan’s political elite.


BTA Bank opens yuan account

BTA Bank opened a yuan account in the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, reports citing BTA Bank’s press-service.


Trials and tribulations of an Italian in the Atyrau prison

Flavio Sidagni, the ex-financial top manager of Agip, is now serving his sentence in the Atyrau prison #157/1. He was convicted for supplying drugs. 2.5 years ago the AkZhaik newspaper  had published about his detention in the Renco hotel (when he in the company of his friends was smoking marijuana) and about the court case. After the long lasting of correspondence with the Committee for the Criminal-Correctional System in Astana I finally obtained the official permission for meeting with 57-year old Flavio. We met in a dark meeting room with a grilled window.


Girl from Oral took part in World Harmony Run

Liliya Sarsenova ran 2.5 thousand kilometers, promoting the world harmony. The Asian path of a marathon passed from Bishkek to Astana.