all-rss.com. “Russian scientists have discovered a new jewel” - A Group of Russian scientists opened a new mineral, called mariinskit that move it emerald and diamond in the «Premier League» of gems. According to its rarity and the index of refraction - the main characteristic, stipulating the bright Shine of precious stones - mariinskit comparable with a diamond, informs ITAR-TASS.
itar-tass. com. “Plans of new authorities to dissolve Supreme Council of Crimea have no legal grounds” - Chairman of the Supreme Council of Crimea says people are demanding resolute actions from the Crimean authorities to protect the autonomy. The plans of Ukraine's new authorities to dissolve the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (ARC) have no legal grounds, the Council's Chairman Volodymyr Konstantinov told journalists commenting on a draft resolution registered in the Verkhhovna Rada, on calling an early election of ARC deputies.
bnews.kz. “Turkish 'Altarys' intends to invest in Kazakhstan development” - The international consulting company "ALTARYS GROUP" shows interest in the development of technologies transfer in Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reports with the reference to the press service of "National Agency for Technological Development" JSC.
reuters.com. “California couple finds $10 million in buried treasure while walking dog”-A trove of rare Gold Rush-era coins unearthed in California last year by a couple as they walked their dog may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in the United States, worth more than $10 million, a currency firm representing the pair said on Tuesday.
tengrinews.kz. “Halyk Bank to purchase Kazakhstan-based HSBC subsidiary” - Halyk Bank has signed an agreement with HSBC Bank plc (HSBC) to purchase 100% of shares in the Kazakhstan-based subsidiary, Halyk Bank’s Press Service reports. According to the press-release, the deal is subject to approval and is expected to be finalized in 2014.
todayszaman.com. “Kazakh composer upset over AK Party's use of song”- Kazakh singer Arslanbek Sultanbekov, the composer of the song “Dombıra” -- which is currently the Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) local elections campaign song, has expressed his discontent over not having been asked permission by the party to use the song as well as it being used for political purposes.
bbc.co.uk. “Ingush elders recall the horror of deportation” - Seventy years ago, in February 1944, nearly half a million Chechen and Ingush people were herded into cattle trucks and forced into exile in remote parts of the Soviet Union. It's estimated that more than a third of them died before they were allowed back 13 years later.