Atyrau, January 21 19:28
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February 24 2016

​Ice fractured under fisherman's weight and caused drowning

On February 23, a man, who went fishing, drowned in the river. This is the first instance of drowning since the beginning of year.


February 23 2016

​National Press Club will open in Atyrau

With this proposal I approached couple of months ago the President of the National Press Club Seitkazy Matayev, and immediately heard him saying "ok". It was only necessary to settle formalities: to formalize for a symbolical fee a franchize or use any other legal way to use a well-known brand in Atyrau.


February 8 2016

​Mazhilismen Erkin Shpanov assigned as head of regional department of employment coordination and social security programs

By the order of the regional governor 52-y.o. Mazhilis member Erkin Shpanov was assigned as the head of the regional department of employment coordination and social security programs.


February 2 2016

​Death on airport highway (PHOTO, VIDEO)

On the airport highway in front of WorleyParsons company office a fatal road accident took place. The passenger of "Niva" car, 39-y.o. woman died in the hospital.


January 20 2016

​B. Izmukhambetov: "I am not engaged in frauds"

On the next day after the publication of the article “Mysteries of the Milan speed boat and the secrets of one building" on website the Governor of Atyrau Oblast Baktykozha Izmukhambetov invited to his office the author of the publication, the representatives of Internal Affairs Department and the company that supplied the speed boat for water police.


January 18 2016

​Mysteries of the Milan speed boat and the secrets of one building

At the session of Atyrau regional maslikhat (local representative body) on January 8, the regional Governor Baktykozha Izmukhambetov admitted that special purpose building intended for Internal Affairs Department has been constructed in Nursaya residential district – (see “About sheriff, paid parking, building for police and Italian speed boat", “Police headquarter hasn't been built, but you can sail a million dollar Italian boat …"). Today you will learn all about this “special purpose" building and how much cheaper you can buy any Italian motorboat.


January 15 2016

About sheriff, paid parking, building for police and Italian speed boat

On January 8 the session of Atyrau regional maslikhat (local representative body) took place.


January 12 2016

​Police headquarter hasn't been built, but you can sail a million dollar Italian boat …

A year ago the Governor of Atyrau Oblast Baktykozha Izmukhambetov during briefing at the Central Communications Service in Astana announced that crime-solving rate in our oil region is as high as 97%.


January 8 2016

Stephane de Mahieu: "I leave Atyrau with warmth in my soul"

Recently the Managing Director of North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) Stephane de Mahieu left the position that he was holding since May, 2014. Before his departure from Atyrau he agreed to give interview to “Ak Zhaik" newspaper.


December 30 2015

​2 tons of sturgeon and 25 kg of black caviar destroyed in furnace

On December 28 2032 kg of sturgeon fish and 25,8 kg of black caviar were destroyed in the furnace of “West Dala" waste management company.


December 25 2015

Merry Christmas, our dear readers!

AkZhaik newspaper wishes all of its readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


December 22 2015

There will be less lights on Christmas trees

On December, 18 the city Mayor Nurlybek Ozhaev lit the main Christmas trees on Makhambet and Issatai Square. Sanagul Kuanysheva, the pupil of boarding school # 1 helped the Mayor to lit the main tree in the city.


December 18 2015

​Cold December of 1986

29 years ago among the young people who went to a peaceful meeting in Alma-Aty there was 20-year-old Bagdagul Kainbai... But even now, years later, it is difficult for her to remember those events of December 17, 1986.


​​Independence Day: "There are more questions than answers"

December 16 – the Independence Day of Kazakhstan. With what feelings do our compatriots welcome the day? On the eve of this holiday "Ak Zhaik" conducted a small survey.


December 9 2015

​Chief Architect of Atyrau Appointed

By Atyrau Mayor's order Kuanyshbek Makashev, 35 y.o, has been appointed the head of city department of architecture and town planning. He previously worked as the director of “Atyrau General Planning" LLP. The position of the city chief architect was vacant for about a year after the voluntary resignation of Daniyar Bodaubai.


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 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 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 20 2015

​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 16 2015

Atyrau paid last respect to Nyrlan Balgimbayev (+PHOTOS, +UPDATE)

By Zulfiya Bainekeeva

Today, October 16, the funeral of the former prime minister of the country Nurlan Balgimbayev took place in Atyrau. In the morning at the house of the deceased (on river embankment near “Atyrau" sanatorium) Muslim ceremony of zhanaza-prayer was held and farewell ceremony took place at the House of Culture named after Dina Nurpeissova.


October 14 2015

​Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Nurlan Balgimbayev Passed Away (+UPDATE)

Today, 14 October, in Atyrau at the age of 68, after a long battle with cancer ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Nurlan Balgimbayev passed away.


​Death of operator in Tengiz

Fatal accident took place in Tengiz at the company “Speedy Zholdas".