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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 to $100 bn, is overhauling its business strategy, including approaches to investments and to asset management. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762559-samruk-kazyna-transformation-forum New management mechanisms will soon be introduced...

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 that will deliver advanced functionality, as well as better data capture and management functions for sponsors, Synergy Research Group has chosen Clinovo’s ClinCapture electronic data capture (EDC) system. ClinCapture offers advanced out-of-the-box features that will give Synergy the ability to easily manage clinical trial data and...

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 pleased to announce that it has secured a credit line of RUB 2 billion for 10 years from the Eurasian Development Bank ("EDB"). Under the agreement, Russian Towers will use the funds to finance the development of its telecommunications infrastructure throughout Russia. In particular, the Group will...

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. 10 and NASA Television will provide complete coverage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Expedition 40 Commander Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will undock their Soyuz spacecraft...

2014-08-06 04:21:22

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting started for the EXPO-2017 Astana exhibition mascot on 4 August 2014 in Kazakhstan. Cast your vote and see the voting results on the official website http://www.expo2017mascot.kz from 4 to 18 August. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400571-Astana-EXPO-2017 The qualifying round of the international competition for the best design of the EXPO-2017...

2014-07-14 12:25:05

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Eastern Europe Reached $58.7 million in 2013 SEATTLE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in Eastern Europe is 12.9% and revenues will reach $107.6 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Eastern Europe Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-07-02 12:23:50

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: FSU Oil and Gas Statistic Yearbookhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/fsu_oil_gas_statistic_yearbook_1.html The Oil and Gas Statistical Yearbook is a comprehensive collection of detailed information about the main indicators of the oil and gas industry of Russia and the CIS countries between 2003 and 2013. The report is published annually in the English language. The...

2014-07-01 12:23:27

DOHA, Qatar, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), the largest solar technology development and manufacturing facility in the MENA region, has signed a landmark agreement with Kazatomprom, a multi-billion dollar energy company based in the Republic of Kazakhstan. With this landmark agreement QSE has secured solar grade silicon, the raw material used to make solar panels, at an extremely competitive fixed cost for the next ten years. (Photo:...

2014-06-23 23:04:00

The demand for state-of-the-art, crystalline concrete products knows no boundaries: PENETRON inaugurated its first manufacturing facility in Central Asia in Astana, Kazakhstan last month. The new facility will help meet the booming demand for crystalline concrete solutions across Kazakhstan and Central Asia. E. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 “One doesn’t immediately think of Kazakhstan when the topic of crystalline concrete technology comes up,” says Robert Revera, President and...

2014-06-11 12:30:18

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 11th of June at the session of the 155th General Assembly of the Bureau International d'Exposition (BIE) in Paris, Kazakhstan received the official recognition of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017 Astana. From this moment forward, international participants will be actively involved in the participation in the exhibition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140120/663893 ) The...


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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