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Gorky State Academic Russian Drama Theatre Celebrates 115th Anniversary

By Zhazira Dyussembekova

Astana is not known internationally for its theatre life, but that reputation could change. One of the capital’s theatres is celebratinga three-digit anniversary, which shows its theatre life is not young and has every right to be amongitssignificant features. Gorky State Academic Russian Drama Theatre, in the heart of the old part of the city

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Kazakhstan’s Enhanced Partnership with EU Strengthens its Global Peace, Economic Goals

By Tom Michael

In a sign of its expanding international influence, Kazakhstan late last year entered into an historic agreement with the European Union, marking the first time a Central Asian nation has formally aligned economically and strategically with Europe to such an extent. The Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement – signed December 21 during a ceremony in

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The Eurasian Economic Union: A Complex, Economic Tool

By Tom Michael

When Kazakhstan signed a treaty along with Russia and Belarus for a new Eurasian Economic Union in May 2014, there was no shortage of optimism amongst the early signatories and no shortage of pessimism amongst the traditional observers of the former Soviet space. The new pact officially took effect eight months later, on January 1,

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Astana Landmarks and Astana Day Celebration Events

Astana’s Landmarks and Schedule of Events for July 4-6 Celebrations of Astana Day Astana is Kazakhstan’s shiny, new world-class capital and each year city residents, officials and organizations celebrate this unique place. This year is no different. From July 4-6 organized celebrations will be held around the city at some of Astana’s most iconic landmarks.

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American Vice Dean Brings Background in Chinese Studies, Extractive Industries to Nazarbayev University

By Michelle Witte

At Astana’s Nazarbayev University, Vice Dean of Research of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences Elizabeth Van Wie Davis and the rest of its diverse international staff are pulling together to build something new – “the national Kazakh university,” as she describes it. The school, which has been tasked with developing a new, Kazakh

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