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2015-05-20 08:30:36

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Astana Economic Forum 2015 is set to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan 21-22 of May, with the main topic of the forum being

2015-05-14 12:21:41

LONDON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Findings on the Top 5 Markets Economic growth and sound governmental policies are expected to support the transition

2015-05-14 08:41:17

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Astana Economic Forum, Eurasia's first summit dedicated to resolving global economic issues, will be held on May 21-22,

2015-05-13 00:25:05

AMSTERDAM, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KEY RESULTS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN 1Q15 -- Organic(1) results in line with management expectations; annual 2015 targets confirmed

2015-05-06 23:08:40

Turf Feeding Systems, a Houston, Texas company, is leading the world in new Water Efficiencies and Sustainable Agriculture and has a new partnership in Kazakhstan to reduce irrigation water use

2015-03-20 08:22:22

MOSCOW, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Gazprom, the official sponsor of the UEFA Champions League opened the third season of the Football for Friendship international

2015-03-04 12:21:28

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to leave the orbiting laboratory Wednesday, March 11 after almost six months in space

2015-02-25 00:21:21

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2015-02-11 08:37:15

MUMBAI, February 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The line between mobile communications - voice services as opposed to broadband services - is becoming blurred by the rapid uptake


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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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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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