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    Expert: Minsk Agreements prevented more tragic events in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Expert: Minsk Agreements prevented more tragic events in Ukraine

    “The local conflict in the south-east of Ukraine did not turn into an international conflict,” said director of the information and enlightenment center Timely Concept Alexander Shpakovsky. …read more Source:...

    Deinego: Minsk Agreements outline roadmap for Ukraine’s parties
    Feb09

    Deinego: Minsk Agreements outline roadmap for Ukraine’s parties

    “The parties outlined a so-called calendar plan, a roadmap. Since some control points have been specified, there is a possibility to assess the process,” said the representative of the self-proclaimed republic. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over
    Feb09

    Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over

    The International Monetary Fund has put aid to Ukraine on hold until it becomes clear whether the current government survives, the country’s Finance Minister said on February 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian, Kazakh Leaders Discuss Crisis in Turkish-Russian Relations
    Feb09

    Russian, Kazakh Leaders Discuss Crisis in Turkish-Russian Relations

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Russia Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral ties, the situation in Ukraine and the deterioration of Russian-Turkish relations in a Feb. 8 phone call. Photo: thediplomat.com Putin reiterated that the...

    Over 32 thousand foreigners got work permits in Kazakhstan in 2015
    Feb09

    Over 32 thousand foreigners got work permits in Kazakhstan in 2015

    ASTANA (TCA) — More than 32 thousand work permits were given to foreign nationals in Kazakhstan last year, according to the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Development, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported on February 8. According to the ministry, as of 1 January 2016, Kazakhstan had issued 32,363...

    Kazakh Economy Improves Ranking on Index of Economic Freedom
    Feb09

    Kazakh Economy Improves Ranking on Index of Economic Freedom

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Kazakhstan climbed one place from last year’s position in the annual ranking of the Index of Economic Freedom, reported the Washington-based Heritage Foundation. In the global ranking, the Central Asia’s largest economy is 68th out of 178, while in...

    First Test Train Passes the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route
    Feb09

    First Test Train Passes the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The first test container train following the route Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China reached the Aktau port in Kazakhstan on Jan. 24, reported the press service of the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Company. Photo: azertag.az The train, which consists...

    EBRD supports Turkmen transport company
    Feb09

    EBRD supports Turkmen transport company

    ASHGABAT (TCA) — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting its support for private sector development in Turkmenistan by extending a US $2.1 million loan to the private transport company Avtotrans. The loan will be used to finance an acquisition of up to 25 semi-trailer trucks and other vehicles such as truck cranes,...

    5 European cities on the migration frontline
    Feb09

    5 European cities on the migration frontline

    Europe’s mayors are angry. On the frontline of the continent’s fight against migration, city leaders see national governments and the European Union drawing up plans to tackle the refugee crisis that do little, if anything, to protect their citizens. Some are taking matters into their own hands, and tapping into years of experience in...

    Ghost of European re-nationalism
    Feb09

    Ghost of European re-nationalism

    Later this week, NATO defense ministers meet in Brussels to discuss the two biggest issues testing transatlantic security: a newly aggressive Russia and the terrorist threat posed by a burgeoning Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Left unaddressed, however, is Europe’s most immediate and perhaps most significant challenge — the...