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2013-04-18 08:28:44

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11(th) Eurasian Media Forum will take place in the Kazakh capital city of Astana on April 25 and 26, 2013.      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/610565-a )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/610565-b )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/610565-c ) The Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) is a non-political organisation...

2013-04-08 23:02:30

Worldwide Aeros Corp. (Aeros) CEO Igor Pasternak recently hosted longtime local Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and the Ambassador of Kazakhstan for a behind-the-scenes look at the most innovative and revolutionary development in the aviation space, the Aeroscraft. At the historic Marine hangar in Tustin, CA the delegation assembled to talk innovation and the military, commercial and humanitarian applications for new technology. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Worldwide Aeros Corp....

2013-03-26 16:26:32

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th conference of the Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) will take place in Astana on 25 and 26 April 2013. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58721-eurasian-media-forum-meet-in-kazakhstan This will be the Forum's second meeting in the capital of Kazakhstan. It moved here for the first time last October, after a decade of annual conferences in Almaty, the country's...

2013-03-21 10:01:23

Three new crew members are set to launch to the International Space Station on a six-hour flight to travel from the launch pad to their destination. Chris Cassidy of NASA, along with Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), are scheduled to launch in their Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:43 p.m. CDT, Thursday, March 28, (2:43 a.m. March 29 Baikonur time). Live coverage on NASA Television begins at  2:30...

2013-03-20 20:20:19

HOUSTON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three new crew members are set to launch to the International Space Station on a six-hour flight to travel from the launch pad to their destination. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Chris Cassidy of NASA, along with Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), are scheduled to launch in their Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:43 p.m....

Expedition 34 Return Home Delayed Due To Severe Weather, Undocking Scheduled For Tonight
2013-03-15 06:28:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The return of three Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS) was delayed due to inclement weather at the landing site in Kazakhstan today. American astronaut Kevin Ford and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin were scheduled to land early this morning but will be held over until the weather clears for a safe landing, according to the Russian space agency Roscosmos. Russian space...

2013-03-11 12:20:26

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) SkyLine(TM) system now supports air traffic management throughout the Republic of Kazakhstan. SkyLine enables Kazakhstan to manage its airspace on a single hardware and software platform, enhancing airspace safety and efficiency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) Kazakhstan's air navigation service provider, Kazaeronavigatsia, uses SkyLine at three area control centers -...

2013-03-06 16:24:00

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Press conference was scheduled in London on March 6 about the program of the Sixth Astana Economic Forum, which a dozen Nobel Prize winners have committed to attend, and the World Anti-Crisis Conference in Astana. Both the Astana Economic Forum and the World Anti-Crisis Conference will be May 22 to 24 in Kazakhstan's capital of Astana. The press conference in London about the two events was held at 10 a.m. at the...

2013-03-06 08:31:49

SHENZHEN, China, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Huntkey Enterprise Group, a global professional power supply provider, announced its Wireless Charging LED Light - a household LED smart emergency lighting solution for your life. We are currently giving out New Year gifts in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Anyone who purchases ten of this can get an extra one for free. Please contact our local distributor for detailed information. The Huntkey wireless charging LED light is available now in...

2013-03-06 00:22:17

AMSTERDAM, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KEY RESULTS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN 2012(*) Q4 Revenues of USD 6.0 billion; organic(1) )growth of 3% YoY EBITDA of USD 2.4 billion, up 13% YoY organically EBITDA margin increased 3.3 p.p. YoY to 41.1% Total mobile subscriber base grew 5% YoY to 214 million Net income increased to USD 801 million Net Cash from Operating Activities up 24% YoY to USD 2.3 billion FY Revenues of USD 23.1 billion; organic growth of 4% YoY...


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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