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    Violin Sound Comes from the Heart, Says Ordabek Duissen
    Jan22

    Violin Sound Comes from the Heart, Says Ordabek Duissen

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Well-known Kazakh musicians Ordabek and Dina Duissen have announced plans to present a concert as the Duissen Duo during the 2016-2017 season in London. An honoured worker of Kazakhstan and laureate of the State Youth Award Daryn, Duissen and his sister, a...

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 bln, cites abuse of gas transit monopoly
    Jan22

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 bln, cites abuse of gas transit monopoly

    The head of Ukraine’s competition authority said on Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias ($3.5 billion) for abusing its monopoly on the Ukrainian gas transit market. The decision by the Ukrainian regulator is the latest chapter in a long-standing gas conflict between the two countries,...

    Poroshenko Determined Kyiv Will Control Crimea, Separatist Territories
    Jan22

    Poroshenko Determined Kyiv Will Control Crimea, Separatist Territories

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will regain its control over the Russia-annexed region of Crimea and the eastern Ukrainian territory currently controlled by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A very special version of Russian democracy
    Jan22

    A very special version of Russian democracy

    When asked whether their country is a democracy, Russians struggle to find a comprehensive answer. Russia cannot be understood with mere intellect Or measured by a common yardstick. Russia is so special That you can only believe in it. These famous lines, written by a Russian poet Feodor Tutchev in 1866, are rightfully timeless. Last week an...

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 bln, cites abuse of gas transit monopoly
    Jan22

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 bln, cites abuse of gas transit monopoly

    The head of Ukraine’s competition authority said Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias ($3.5 billion) for abusing its monopoly on the Ukrainian gas transit market …read more Source: The Daily...

    Belarus 50th on Rule of Law Index 2015
    Jan22

    Belarus 50th on Rule of Law Index 2015

    The ranking covers 102 countries. For example, Kazakhstan was placed 65th, Ukraine 70th, Russia 75th. Denmark, Norway and Sweden top the ranking. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 billion for abuse of transit market (Reuters)
    Jan22

    Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 billion for abuse of transit market (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s competition authority said on Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias ($3.5 billion) for abu… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia To Create New Military Divisions In Response To NATO
    Jan22

    Russia To Create New Military Divisions In Response To NATO

    Russia will form four new divisions of ground forces in 2016 in response to “intensified” NATO military exercises. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amal Clooney confirmed as jailed Azeri reporter’s defense counsel
    Jan22

    Amal Clooney confirmed as jailed Azeri reporter’s defense counsel

    Clooney has represented WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in recent years. …read more Source:...

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says
    Jan22

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says

    British investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin probably personally approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian spy-turned-dissident who was exiled in Britain after criticizing Putin and describing him, among other things, as a pedophile. Retired High Court Judge Robert Owen, who conducted the inquiry, wrote that he...