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2008-10-10 09:00:45

Text of report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 10 October A session of the Interstate Council of the Eurasian Economic Community at a level of the heads of state began [in the Kyrgyz capital] this afternoon. It has considered 18 issues, including a strategy for economic development of the CIS and priority directions of cooperation between CIS countries in the transport, energy and others spheres. The government's press service has reported that Kyrgyzstan has asked Uzbekistan to...

2008-10-09 06:00:24

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 9 October: Russia's Vesti TV news channel has started its broadcasts in Kyrgyzstan, ITAR-TASS learned at the TV channel's press service today. "On the eve of the Bishkek summit of the CIS, the Russian TV news channel Vesti started its broadcasts. It is for the first time for the news channel to broadcast on a terrestrial frequency abroad. Unlike satellite and cable TV, whose number of subscribers is limited, a greater...

2008-10-05 15:00:19

Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 5 October: There was an earthquake measuring 6.3 points [on the Richter scale] on the border between Kyrgyzstan, China and Tajikistan in the evening of 5 October. The US Geological Survey [USGS], which registers information on earthquakes across the world in real time, has posted this information on its website. Tremors were felt at 2152 Bishkek time [1552 gmt]. According to the USGS, the epicentre was not...

2008-10-02 12:06:52

Excerpt from report by Uzbek privately-owned newspaper Biznes- Vestnik Vostoka on 2 October On 26 September 2008, representatives of energy companies from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan discussed creating a regional electricity transmission model, which was developed with help from the US agency for international development (USAID). The meeting took place in Astana and was organized by the USAID Central Asia Regional Transmission Planning Project (CARTRANS), which is...

2008-09-30 12:00:42

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz news agency Kabar Kabar, 30 September: "The [Russian] Gazprom company is planning to build an underground gas storage in Kyrgyzstan's south," the deputy chairman of the executive board of Gazprom, Valeriy Golubev, has told Kyrgyz journalists during their press tour of Russia. According to Golubev, it is very essential to build a gas storage facility because gas is consumed unevenly in any country. "Therefore, collecting gas in summer will allow...

2008-09-26 15:00:38

Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 26 September: Kyrgyzstan's current debt to be paid to Uzbekistan for natural gas is about 2m dollars, Prime Minister Igor Chudinov said in parliament today during the discussion of an issue related to preparing economic sectors and the country's people for the autumn and winter periods of 2008-2009. An MP from the faction of the Social Democratic Party, Murat Dzhurayev, said that if Kyrgyzstan bought natural...

2008-09-26 12:00:31

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Bishkek, 26 September: Due to a power crisis, winter holidays will be extended for several schools in Kyrgyzstan from 25 December to 1 March [2009], the Kyrgyz minister of industry, energy and fuel resources, Saparbek Balkibekov, said in parliament today. He said that nearly two-month-long holidays would have to be introduced in only secondary schools that had failed to switch from electrical heating to other types of fuel on...

2008-09-26 09:00:29

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2008) - Orsu Metals Corporation ("Orsu", or the "Company") (TSX:OSU)(AIM:OSU) is pleased to provide a corporate and project update of ongoing work at the Varvarinskoye copper-gold mine, Kazakhstan and the Company's exploration projects in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. VARVARINSKOYE PROJECT UPDATE The 100% owned Varvarinskoye copper-gold mine is located 130km southwest of Kostanai in Northern Kazakhstan. The mine produces for sale copper-gold...

2008-09-23 15:00:29

Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 23 September: A conference on Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik and Turkmen energy, agriculture and water resources issues was held in the city of Almaty on 18-19 September. The [Kyrgyz] Industry, Energy and Fuel Resources Ministry has reported that earlier a similar conference attended by representatives of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan was held on 9-10 September. The conferences were attended by the heads and...

2008-09-18 06:00:34

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue. World Antimony and Antimony Trioxide Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092477/World-Antimony-and-Antimony-Trioxide-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Antimony and AntimonyTrioxide in Metric Tons. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the China, South Africa, Bolivia, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Rest of...


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Taigan
2013-09-10 15:36:01

The Taigan, also known as the Kyrgyzskaya Borzaya Taigan, is a breed of domestic sighthound dog that originated in Kyrgyzstan, although it can be found from Central Asia to Northern Africa today. The exact origins of this breed are largely unknown, because the Kyrgyz people who developed the breed were mostly nomadic. The modern form of the Taigan is designated as a mountain breed that is built for working in the Tian Shan mountain range. The Taigan received its first standard in 1964,...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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