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2014-04-24 23:14:55

Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, a fergitation company, was the keynote speaker last week at the first Eurasia Business Forum in Kazakhstan April 17th and 18th, 2014. Chaplinsky spoke on the three most important issues facing the world – Water, Soil Health and Food Production. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas fertigation company, was the Keynote speaker at the Eurasia Business Forum 2014...

2014-04-22 08:38:14

Broadband Satellite Solution Monitors and Controls Terrestrial TV Towers GERMANTOWN, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the world's leading provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has signed a contract to supply Kazteleradio Corporation, Kazakhstan's national broadcasting operator, with a comprehensive HX broadband satellite solution to monitor and control the country's national digital terrestrial...

2014-04-14 12:27:19

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kazakhstani research community to benefit from access to Scopus and continued access to ScienceDirect Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced it has signed a license agreement with the National Center for Scientific and Technical Information (NCSTI) to make key Elsevier...

History Of Baikonur Cosmodrome Includes Many Firsts For Russian Space Program
2014-04-12 08:00:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forty-three years ago today, the former Soviet Union launched the first human into space. Now, on this International Day of Human Spaceflight, which coincides with the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s famous leap into space, Russia celebrates the history of spaceflight from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. According to a new infographic released by Portland Communications, Baikonur Cosmodrome, located in the desert steppe of...

2014-04-04 23:35:16

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports.For Full Report With TOC Visit @ http://www.researchmoz.us/global-optical-microscope-market-to-2018-market-size-growth-and-forecasts-in-nearly-60-countries-report.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in...

Ancient Nomads Spread Earliest Domestic Grains Along Silk Road
2014-04-02 15:17:22

Gerry Everding , Washington University in St. Louis Findings push back earliest known East-West interaction along Silk Road by 2,000 years Charred grains of barley, millet and wheat deposited nearly 5,000 years ago at campsites in the high plains of Kazakhstan show that nomadic sheepherders played a surprisingly important role in the early spread of domesticated crops throughout a mountainous east-west corridor along the historic Silk Road, suggests new research from Washington...

2014-04-02 12:34:14

SHENZHEN, China, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntkey Enterprise Group, a global professional power supply provider, successfully held its Part-in-one PC (PIO) launching ceremony and DIY PC installation competition on March 28, 2014 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. In the morning, Huntkey launched four models of PIO: HA210, HA212, HA230 and HA191. Local distributors, including Wint, Moontech and AK-Cent, dealers and famous local media, including eNEWS.kZ, techlabs.kz, kapital.kz, alfa.kz and...

2014-03-19 12:23:02

LONDON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Solar Power Opportunities - Eurasia There are so many opportunities to invest in solar power around the World. But how do you decide where to invest? Which are the most attractive markets, both in terms of solar power fundamentals and the general business environment?This report, Solar Power Opportunities - Eurasia, provides a comparative framework for analysing the potential and...

2014-03-11 16:26:14

DALLAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Dietary supplements market in CIS countries 2014. Development forecasts for 2014-2018." to its store that says the data, analysis and reliable forecasts presented in this report are valuable to those who wish to explore the competitive landscape of the market for dietary supplements in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/MN80767 Explore the prospects for dietary...

Expedition 38 Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan After 166 Days On ISS
2014-03-11 10:30:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, along with his Russian colleagues Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy safely landed in Kazakhstan at 11:24 p.m. EDT on Monday – ending Expedition 38 aboard the International Space Station, according to a statement from the American space agency. The return marked the end of a first trip into space for both Hopkins and Ryazanskiy that lasted 166 days. For his part, Hopkins executed a couple of spacewalks that...


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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