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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The ArmandaStar exhibition, designed to support the work of young artists as part of the Year of Youth in Kazakhstan, opened Aug. 2 at the National Museum. “Kazakhstan’s First President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, declared the year 2019 as the Year of Youth. In this regard, various events are being held to support our youth.… The post National Museum hosts ArmandaStar exhibition to celebrate young Kazakh artists appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Athletes from around the world will compete in the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships at the capital’s Barys Arena Sept. 14-22, reports United World Wrestling. Senior wrestling is the term for a competitive category that includes men’s Greco-Roman wrestling and women’s and men’s freestyle wrestling. It does not refer to the age of… The post Nur-Sultan to host 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships, winners to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh professional middleweight boxer Zhanibek Alimkhanuly retained his WBO Global and WBO Continental Americas titles after defeating Canadian Stuart McLellan Aug. 17 in Los Angeles, reports Olympic.kz. Alimkhanuly now ranks 63rd in the BoxRec middleweight boxers global ranking. He currently is in third place among the Kazakh middleweight boxers according to this ranking,… The post Kazakh boxer retains middleweight belts after win in Los Angeles appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Ali Turganbekov, the young boy born without legs known as ‘Kazakh Vujicic,’ recently joined Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Aleksander Čeferin to present the UEFA Super Cup to winner Liverpool Football Club (FC). “Friends, I was invited to the UEFA Super Cup 2019, in which the winners of the Champions League… The post Kazakh boy visits UEFA 2019 Football Super Cup, presents prize to Liverpool appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Government for Citizens state corporation will be opening new front offices in the capital and Almaty by the end of August to reduce the large queues for public services, said company head Assemgul Baltasheva in her Aug. 13 Facebook post. The cities’ existing public service centres (TsONs) provided more than 3.5 million services… The post Kazakhstan’s Government for Citizens to open new front offices in Nur-Sultan, Almaty appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the Kostanai Region Aug. 14-15 where he was briefed on the progress of the region’s industrial and infrastructure development. Mamin visited the Severnyi microdistrict in Zarechnoye village, where, as part of the Nurly Zher Housing Programme, 279 houses are being built. “Now, there are 279 houses with an… The post Kazakh PM visits Kostanai Region, examines region’s industrial development appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Ninety-seven-point-four percent of repair and reconstruction in Arys was complete as of Aug. 17, after the town was heavily damaged June 24 by a large explosion at a munitions warehouse nearby, reports Primeminister.kz. The explosion and resulting fires, which authorities determined was caused by fire safety violations during the warehouse’s construction and repair,… The post Kazakhstan finishes 97.4 percent of repairs to Arys damaged by munitions explosion appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The Slavic ethno cultural centre in the Pavlodar Region has been working for 23 years to preserve Slavic culture and languages by promoting creativity, physical and spiritual development, patriotism and humanist education, especially among youth, said the centre’s head Tatyana Kuzina. “The most important thing for young people is charity action for children… The post Young people learn family values, acquire sense of environmental responsibility through social life, says Slavic community leader appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The capital’s top medical specialists held two master classes at the Akmola Region Multidisciplinary Hospital. The operations and surgical trainings at the leading capital clinics concerned pancreatic cancer and polytrauma. In the first class, surgical oncologist and National Scientific Medical Centre surgical department head Yerzhan Shayakhmetov, who is also a student of one… The post Nur-Sultan top-notch specialists hold master classes for Akmola Region doctors appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The Mangystau Region is promoting the Anyz Tulga (Human Legend in Kazakh) project, which recognises traditional Kazakh crafters and encourages them to teach their skills to young people to preserve ancient arts. The Council of Businesswomen of the regional Atameken Chamber of Entrepreneurs initiated the programme. “It is vital that the yurt, which… The post Mangystau Region revives ancient Kazakh crafts, traditions appeared first on The Astana Times.