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2013-11-25 12:25:44

KYIV, Ukraine, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO invites the world to celebrate the 200th birthday of Taras Shevchenko - eminent Ukrainian poet and artist. Almost 200 nations marked March 9, 2014 on their event calendars after the 37th General Assembly of UNESCO in Paris on November 20, 2013. Taras Shevchenko is considered to be the most recognized Ukrainian poet in the world. During the 47 years of...

2013-09-23 16:22:34

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko (Shevchenko Foundation) is pleased to announce the Kobzar 2014 Literary Award judging panel.  In alphabetical order: Joe Kertes Frances Itani, C.M. Annabel Lyon Olive Senior  "The Board of Directors is proud and very pleased to have the expertise of jurors who are award winners and highly regarded in the literary world. Their choices for the Kobzar shortlist...

2008-10-05 21:00:15

ASTANA. Oct 5 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan's KazMunayGaz, the United States' ConocoPhillips and the United Arab Emirates' Mubadala Development Company PJSC signed a memorandum of understanding in order to agree on terms of exploring and developing the block N located in the Kazakh portion of the Caspian shelf within the framework of a new subsurface management contract in the presence of Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov in Astana on Sunday, the Kazakh governmental press service reported. "The...

2008-09-25 21:00:31

ASTANA. Sept 25 (Interfax) - The first-ever nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan will be located in the western Mangistau region, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in the regional administrative center of Aktau on Wednesday. "Intensive development of our economy requires new energy resources. The government and Kazatomprom are preparing on my instruction and in cooperation with Russian colleagues to build a nuclear power plant in your region. It is very important to complete the...