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2014-11-13 23:09:28

Global Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT) traveled to Kazakhstan to meet with government officials and key business stakeholders discussing investment opportunities in healthcare and medicine.

2014-11-11 08:37:51

Coriant's Converged Packet Optical Solution Combined with Juniper Networks' Core Routers Improve Network Capacity and Efficiency in Cross-Country Field Trial ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Nov.

Expedition 41 Soyuz TMA-13M Landing
2014-11-10 03:43:57

Expedition 41 Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman of NASA, Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency and Commander Maxim Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) landed their Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EST on Sunday.

2014-11-05 20:20:26

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three of the crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbiting laboratory Sunday, Nov.

2014-10-27 12:23:58

Award Continues Company's Successful Record of Project Delivery in the Region HOUSTON, Oct.

2014-10-08 12:20:38

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Samruk Kazyna, Kazakhstan's sovereign wealth fund managing major strategic state assets with the combined value of close

2014-09-30 23:19:33

Clinovo’s ClinCapture® system will provide ease of use and advanced functionality for Synergy MOSCOW, Russia (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In a move

2014-09-25 04:23:08

MOSCOW, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian Towers ("Russian Towers" or the "Group"), one of the largest telecommunications projects in the Russian Federation, is

2014-09-05 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end almost six months on the orbiting laboratory on Sept.


Latest Kazakhstan Reference Libraries

Kazakh Uplands
2013-04-18 23:02:25

The Kazakh Uplands, known also as the Kazakh Hummocks, is a large peneplain formation that stretches throughout the central and eastern regions of Kazakhstan. It’s made up of low mountain oases and elevated plains, and contains large deposits of coal within the north and copper within the south. Rare species, such as the Asiatic Cheetah, may still reside in this region. Several notable cities, including the country’s capital, Astana, are located there. A portion of the Kazakh Uplands...

Mountain Weasel, Mustela altaica
2013-01-01 14:17:37

The mountain weasel (Mustela altaica), also known as the solongoi, pale weasel, or Altai weasel, can be found in a range that extends from the Himalayas to Mongolia and includes Ladakh, India, northeastern China, Kazakhstan, Tibet, Korea, southern Siberia, and areas of Russia. It prefers a habitat within grassy woodlands and rocky tundra areas with dense vegetation, at altitudes of at least 11,480 feet. The mountain weasel displays a slight sexual dimorpism, with males growing larger than...

Argali, Ovis ammon
2012-07-31 09:52:06

The argali (Ovis ammon), also known as the mountain sheep, is native to Central Asia. Its range includes Tibet, Altay, and Himalaya. Its range extends from Kazakhstan in the west, east to Shanxi Province in China. It also extends from Altai Mountains in the north, south to the Himalayas. It prefers a habitat in the highlands of these regions, at elevations between 980 and 19,000 feet. Its habitat type varies depending upon location. In areas like Kazakhstan, where it is often hunted, it can...

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2007-08-15 11:06:34

The Urial (Ovis vignei), is a medium sized wild sheep and is considered a member of the goat/antelope subfamily. The Urial is also known as the Shapo or Arkhar. The Urial is found in western central Asia from northeastern Iran and western Kazakhstan to Baluchistan and Ladakh. To the east they are displaced by the bigger Argalis and to the southwest by the Asiatic Mouflons. The habitat consists of grassy slopes below the timberline. Noticeable features are the reddish-brown long fur that...

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2007-01-19 11:30:53

The Russian Desman (Desmana moschata) is a small semi-aquatic mammal. It inhabits the Volga, Don and Ural River basins in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. It constructs burrows into the banks of ponds and slow moving streams. It prefers small, overgrown ponds with abundance of insects and amphibians. The Russian Desman often lives in small (usually non-kin related) groups of 2 to 5 animals. It appears to have a complex (but largely unstudied) communication and social system. The Russian...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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