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    Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach
    Apr19

    Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Orthodox church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential initiative lawmakers approved on Thursday, a move that President Petro Poroshenko said would make it harder for Russia to meddle in Ukrainian affairs. …read more Source: The...

    Hungarians, Kazakhs are almost relatives, says Hungarian cultural centre head
    Apr19

    Hungarians, Kazakhs are almost relatives, says Hungarian cultural centre head

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The people of Hungary and Kazakhstan, who share a nomadic past, are almost like relatives, said Hungarian Cultural Centre Head Aleksandr Papp. In a recent interview with The Astana Times, he marked common roots and historical circumstances among the key...

    Kazakh and Ukrainian producers are building export capacities
    Apr19

    Kazakh and Ukrainian producers are building export capacities

    In the first quarter of 2018, Kazakhstan’s fuel exports grew 30-fold. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Trump’s former campaign chief Manafort to seek dismissal of charges
    Apr19

    Trump’s former campaign chief Manafort to seek dismissal of charges

    WASHINGTON DC: Paul Manafort, US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, will try on Thursday to convince a judge to throw out charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, arguing Mueller has overstepped his authority. Manafort, hit with two indictments accusing him of conspiracy against the United States and other crimes,...

    Hiring US forensic experts in Tokmadi case was Yerkin Tatishev’s idea
    Apr19

    Hiring US forensic experts in Tokmadi case was Yerkin Tatishev’s idea

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Yerkin Tatishev, the brother of late BTA Bank chair Yerzhan Tatishev, who was killed during a winter hunt in 2004, told Forbes.kz he was the one who pushed to hire U.S. forensic and firearms experts to examine his brother’s death. Yerkin Tatishev....

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s former agent reveals how the player nearly joined Liverpool
    Apr19

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s former agent reveals how the player nearly joined Liverpool

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s former agent has revealed the incredible turn of events that saw the Armenian very nearly sign for Liverpool. Dimitry Seluk used to represent Mkhitaryan when the 29-year-old was a young man playing for Ukrainian minnows Metalurh Donetsk. Seluk recalled how he fell out with Oleg Mkrtchyan, who was the owner of the club...

    Association of Credit Information Providers in Europe and Central Asia established
    Apr19

    Association of Credit Information Providers in Europe and Central Asia established

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The World Bank Group is supporting the creation of a new association designed to help strengthen credit reporting practices and bolster access to finance in Europe and Central Asia, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, said. In cooperation with Azerbaijan’s Financial Market...

    Frequency of Baku-Kyiv rail runs can be increased
    Apr18

    Frequency of Baku-Kyiv rail runs can be increased

    The frequency of Baku-Kyiv rail runs can be increased, Yevhen Kravtsov, acting head of the Ukrainian Railways wrote on his Facebook page. …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan: European delegates meet local prisoners
    Apr18

    Kazakhstan: European delegates meet local prisoners

    ALMATY (TCA) — A European delegation has met with inmates in Kazakhstan whom rights activists consider political prisoners in the tightly controlled Central Asian country, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. The delegation led by Polish lawmaker Marcin Swiecicki and the president of the Italian League for Human Rights, Antonio Stango, met on...

    Ukrainian novelist to speak in Taiwan about politics, literature
    Apr17

    Ukrainian novelist to speak in Taiwan about politics, literature

    Taipei, April 17 (CNA) One of Ukraine’s most famous writers, Andrey Kurkov, will visit Taiwan next week at the invitation of a local publisher and will give a speech on politics and literature. …read more Source: Focus...

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