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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.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting started for the EXPO-2017 Astana exhibition mascot on 4 August 2014 in Kazakhstan.
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/
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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
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.
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,
All-encompassing analysis and forecast of the uranium market at various geographical scales can be found in the in-demand topical research study “Uranium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast”
The Expedition 39 crew returned to Earth Tuesday after 188 days in space, completing a journey of over 79 million miles and more than 3,000 orbits of the Earth since launching to the International Space Station back in November.
AMSTERDAM, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEY RESULTS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN 1Q14 -- Revenue declined organically(1) by 5% YoY to USD 5.0 billion -- EBITDA(2) declined
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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