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2014-03-11 00:22:00

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three crew members from the International Space Station returned to Earth Monday after 166 days in space, during which they made 2,656 orbits around the planet and traveled almost 70.5 million miles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Expedition 38 crew members Michael Hopkins of NASA, and Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) touched down southeast of the remote town of...

2014-03-06 16:20:13

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end almost six months on the orbiting laboratory on March 10, and NASA Television will provide complete coverage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Expedition 38 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineer Michael Hopkins of NASA will undock their Soyuz...

2014-03-06 00:22:59

STABLE UNDERLYING FY13 REVENUE AND EBITDA AMSTERDAM, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEY RESULTS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN 2013 Revenue of USD 5.6 billion; organic1 decline of 6% YoY EBITDA of USD 2.4 billion; organic1 decline of 2% YoY EBITDA margin grew 1.6 percentage points YoY to a strong 42.7% Net loss of USD 2.7 billion reflecting non-cash impairments Total mobile customer base Q4...

2014-01-17 08:20:43

The copper asset is the latest acquisition for CRG as part of its copper roll up investment strategy in Central Asia DENVER, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CRG is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 75% interest in a copper asset located in the Karagandy region of Kazakhstan. The copper project has a projected deposit of 153 million tons of mineral resource at an average grade of 0.34% copper based on a cut-off grade of 0.2% copper. Gold grades are also found on the property....

2013-11-14 23:04:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Emerging Markets Logistics 2013. London (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 What makes emerging markets so appealing to the logistics industry? Over 80% of the world’s population resides in what is known as “emerging markets”. This group of countries represents a diverse collection of economies from China to Peru and Ethiopia to Kazakhstan. Combined, emerging markets have witnessed impressive economic growth over the past few...

2013-11-11 23:00:18

Oasis Smart SIM, a major SIM and mobile solution supplier, is proud to announce it has been selected by ALTEL, the first national mobile network operator in Kazakhstan, to deliver O-LTE SIM cards for ALTEL 4G, the company’s LTE network. Paris, France (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 ALTEL, the first national mobile network operator in Kazakhstan, chooses Oasis Smart SIM to deliver its O-LTE SIM cards, for its LTE (4th generation) network. This way, Oasis brings its expertise for ALTEL to...

Olympic Torch Headed For Space, ISS Spacewalk
2013-11-06 18:32:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While the Olympic torch’s trip from Greece to Sochi, Russia in time for the 2014 winter games might not seem like the longest or most interesting journey, Olympic organizers have decided to take the scenic route – all the way to the International Space Station. A three-man, multinational crew will liftoff from Kazakhstan at 11:14 pm EST aboard a Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft with the Olympic torch. The team is then slated to dock...


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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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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