kyivpost.com. "Kazakhstan, Ukraine ties survive Soviet collapse" - Once a part of the same monstrous Soviet economy, Ukraine and Kazakhstan as independent nations have retained strong economic ties with each other. Kazakhstan remains Ukraine’s third trade partner in the Commonwealth of Independent States, an association of some post-Soviet states.
Trend.az. “Ambassadors to Sweden, UK, Brazil and Chile appointed in Kazakhstan” - Dastan Eleukenov became Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Sweden - Ambassador to Great Britain and Northern Ireland Kairat Abusseitov dismissed as a concurrent ambassador to Sweden.
eng.24.kg. “President of Kyrgyzstan meets in private with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev” - The President of Kyrgyzstan met in private with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. Almazbek Atambayev noted the importance of cooperation with fraternal country. “You should come to Kyrgyzstan more often. We are glad to see you in our country,” he said to the President of Kazakhstan.
Inform.kz. “Prospects for military coop are of mutual interest of Kazakhstan and Turkey - TR Minister of National Defence” -Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Turkey Zhanseit Tuymebayev has met with the National Defense Minister of Turkey Ismet Yilmaz in Ankara.
tengrinews.kz. Kazakhstan to start investing its National Oil Fund assets into its own economy starting from 2014 - Next year Kazakhstan will start investing oil savings into its own economy, according to the country’s Economic Affairs Minister Erbolat Dossayev. “In 2014-2016 Kazakhstan plans to inject its oil savings into the national economy, notably infrastructure projects to boost transit shipment and facilitate Kazakhstan’s exports to global markets”, Kursiv.kz quoted the Minister as saying.
"Kazakhstan authorities comment Reuters discovery of re-homing networks involving children from Kazakhstan" - Kazakhstan authorities promise to investigate the cases of "private re-homing" of adopted children from Kazakhstan in the United States, saod Raisa Sher, Chairwoman of the Committee for Protection of Children at the Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science.
Bnews.kz. "Large amount of caviar seized in Atyrau" - According to the head of the press service of the regional Department of Internal Affairs Gulnazira Mukhtarova, the water police officers during the autumn phase of the operation, "Bekіre" in the area of international airport "Atyrau" has detained 35-year-old man on BMW. The police found a bag with 10 plastic jars with sturgeon caviar inside the car. The total weight of seized caviar made 4.75 kg.
Interfax.kz. "Kazakh government to abolish all tax breaks for owners of 4-liter engine cars" -Kazakhstan plans to abolish all tax breaks for the owners of cars with a 4-liter engine, said the Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Erbolat Dosaev. "For a gradual tax rise and compliance with the principle of "the more car emissions, the more you pay," it is proposed to revise the tax rate upward for 3L-4L engine cars," said the Minister.