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Positive US-Kazakh Relations to Continue under Trump

By Tom Michael

When Erzhan Kazykhanov, Kazakhstan’s new ambassador to the United States, met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office in April to present his credentials, Trump was unequivocal in his optimism about the U.S.-Kazakh relationship. The American president presented Kazykhanov with a letter praising Kazakhstan’s peaceful society and its global leadership in nuclear non-proliferation. He

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Summer in Astana: Sun Fountain and Water Parks

By Zhazira Dyussembekova

ASTANA – The phrase “Endless Summer” can be used to describe some of the Kazakh capital’s entertainment spots for residents and guests. While certain ones are only open in warm weather, others offer a touch of summer during long, cold days the rest of the year. Above Oasis Beach Club Photo Credit: One summer-only

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Kazakhstan Welcomes Guests to Its Biggest Event Since Independence – EXPO 2017

By Dana Omirgazy

This summer, the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, will be sharing space with hundreds of other countries and organizations, all in the service of science, technology, dialogue – and fun. EXPO 2017, the international specialized exhibition, has finally opened. Representatives of 115 countries and 22 international organizations, participating in the fair, were invited to the June

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Challenging Mountains, Experienced Guides Make Kazakhstan Top Climbing Destination

By Zhanna Shayakhmetova

ASTANA – Incredible views, impressive peaks and breathtaking scenery. Kazakhstan’s unique and diverse nature has something to offer both for sophisticated professionals and curious beginners. Mountaineering and climbing activities The country has four mountain regions, including the Zailisky Alatau ridge, Dzungarian Alatau range in Almaty region, Altai Mountains in East Kazakhstan region and Karatau Mountains

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Samruk – Big Kazakh Winter Auto Rally

By Yerbolat Uatkhanov

This year saw the eighth installment of the “Fast and Furious” movie series. The first part of this legendary series became a blockbuster in 2001 and created a new movement with millions of street racing fans around the world. Today, professional rally racers are those children and young people who watched the first film 16

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