In 2014 Kazakhstan retained its leading position as the largest producer of uranium in the world, the press service of JSC "Kazatomprom NC".
The US is debating whether Washington should supply Ukraine with weapons to help Kyiv fight the separatists. But this would only trigger an arms race in Russia, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
Against the background of high politics in Europe, the French media somehow forgot about Mukhtar Ablyazov, "guests" prisoner's home Lyon-Korba. Meanwhile, there are several reasons to think about it is not quite ordinary prisoners.
Recently appointed US Ambassador George Krol arrived in Astana on Tuesday, the press service of the Embassy of the United States in Kazakhstan informs.
On 28 January 2015, Linas Linkevičius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, took part in the conference “NATO and Ukraine: Prospects and Opportunities” hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Kiev. The event officially launched activities of the Lithuanian Embassy as a NATO Contact Point Embassy.
In his speech at the thirteenth annual Sochi Investment Forum last September, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Russia’s new strategy in Asia. Three objectives are at the core of this strategy: confidence building between Russia and Asian countries, increased Russian involvement in regional affairs, and a greater focus on the Asian-Pacific states as Russia’s partners in the spheres of modern technology and finance.
Lately in the Mass Media they have been discussed the news distributed with the reference on the source in Ukrainian security agencies: as if Kyiv is planning to block completely transport connection with Crimea in February.
Despite progress made, the UN climate conference in Lima last December did not produce any breakthrough, says Jerzy Buzek. Without the joint effort of developed and developing countries, it will be impossible to find an international agreement on climate change, he warns.
Russian Ambassador to the UK, Alexander Yakovenko announced that Russian strategic bombers, flying over the English Channel, did not represent a threat.
' Both Turkey and Azerbaijan want Turkmenistan to be included in the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline, an indispensable project for Turkey that will be completed within three years, Turkish foreign minister said Thursday.
2014 was a black year for European security. And as we enter 2015, the terrorist attacks in Paris were a stark reminder of the threats and challenges we face. But we also saw millions standing up for our values and our open societies.
A decision on constructing a second nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan might be taken after 2019 after the single energy market is launched within the Eurasian Economic Union, Newskaz.ru reports, citing the country’s Energy Minister Vladimir Shkolnik as saying.
Much of what happens today in the South Caucasus resembles the turmoil of the pre-Soviet era, especially the period between the two world wars. As was the case then, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia are currently facing a daunting task: finding a way to safeguard their state sovereignty and their national security. Because of its unique geostrategic position, the region is of crucial significance for the evolution of the 21st-century world order. While competition for energy resources has always been a highly geopolitical issue, the rivalry over control and influence in the South Caucasus has taken on ideological connotations, and the region has acquired even greater strategic importance to Russia and the European Union.