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    Ukraine open to hosting missile defense system
    May20

    Ukraine open to hosting missile defense system

    KIEV: A senior Ukrainian security official says his country is open to placing a ballistic missile-defense system in Ukraine to ward off the potential risk of attacks from Russia. Oleksandr Turchynov, the head of Ukraine’s National Security Council, told Ukrinform news agency Wednesday that Russia has become an increased…Read More...

    The delegation from South Kazakhstan region visited Ukraine
    May20

    The delegation from South Kazakhstan region visited Ukraine

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – On 14-18 May, 2015 the Embassy of Kazakhstan to Ukraine organized a visit of entrepreneurs’ delegation of South-Kazakhstan region to Ukraine. The delegation consisted of representatives of the Akimat of the SKR, businessmen, representing the fields of engineering, pharmacy, agriculture and others. …read more...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Says Ukraine waging ‘Real War’ With Russia
    May20

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Says Ukraine waging ‘Real War’ With Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in an interview broadcast on Wednesday that his crisis-torn country was fighting a “real war” with Russia that could escalate at any time. …read more Source:...

    EU, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin’s shadow
    May20

    EU, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin’s shadow

    WARSAW – European Union leaders and six ex-Soviet states hold a summit Thursday focussed on the bloc’s Eastern Partnership project, which was designed to bolster mutual ties but has been undermined by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin’s shadow
    May20

    EU, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin’s shadow

    European Union leaders and six ex-Soviet states hold a summit Thursday focused on the bloc’s Eastern Partnership project, which was designed to bolster mutual ties but has been undermined by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. The No. 1 question at the two-day meeting in the Latvian capital Riga will be how the 28-member EU should...

    Cossacks Ancestry of Astana: Guarding Identity, Shielding Customs
    May20

    Cossacks Ancestry of Astana: Guarding Identity, Shielding Customs

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – To this day, Kazakhstan has numerous descendants of Cossacks who became part and parcel of the multi-ethnic fabric of the country’s society. They mostly hail from those who began to come to these lands some three centuries ago as the Russian Empire...

    Delegation from South Kazakhstan region visits Ukraine
    May20

    Delegation from South Kazakhstan region visits Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Atyrau Airport to Be Re-Named for Kazakhstan’s only WWII Female Fighter Pilot
    May20

    Atyrau Airport to Be Re-Named for Kazakhstan’s only WWII Female Fighter Pilot

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The Atyrau International Airport will be re-named for Hiuaz Dospanova, the only Kazakh female pilot and navigating officer who participated in the Great Patriotic War. “We have received a letter from the initiative group and members of the Parliament proposing to...

    Moscow demands access to two Russian ‘citizen’ prisoners in Ukraine
    May20

    Moscow demands access to two Russian ‘citizen’ prisoners in Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday demanded the right to visit two citizens detained last week in eastern Ukraine who Kiev says are Russian soldiers guilty of carrying out “terrorist acts” on its territory. Kiev said on Monday the two men had killed Ukrainian troops and would be prosecuted. It has used them to support its […] The post...

    Almaty 2022 Olympic Hosting Bid Includes Thousands Ready to Volunteer
    May20

    Almaty 2022 Olympic Hosting Bid Includes Thousands Ready to Volunteer

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. “Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games are something that belongs to everybody,” Scott Hamilton, American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist, is quoted to have said. Eric Schwartz, a senior lecturer of sports management...

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