KMG Nabors Drilling Company LLP will carry out drilling work at the Tengiz field in Kazakhstan, said the message of the Kazakh national oil and gas company KazMunayGas (KMG).
More than a year after the crisis in Ukraine erupted into violence, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) continues to serve by default as the main international presence in-country. The Organization helped to broker two fragile ceasefire agreements (in September 2014 and February 2015), and oversees their implementation through an ambitious “Special Monitoring Mission (SMM),” which serves as the eyes and ears of the international community.
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakh railways) is considering the issue of logistics terminals construction at the Baltic Sea and the Persian Gulf.
The three Baltic States have urged Poland and the EU to speed up work on a gas pipeline to link them to the European market and thus reduce their reliance on Russia for energy.
Sweden’s unilateral decision to cancel its large-scale defense agreement with Saudi Arabia has attracted considerable international attention. It canceled the agreement on moral grounds, refusing to continue military cooperation with one of the world’s most hardline dictatorships – a regime that violates human rights and sentences dissidents to public whippings.
The Scottish National Party could deliver a major upset in May's UK election, essentially making a Labour majority impossible but possibly forcing them into a coalition with the SNP. Peter Geoghegan reports from Annan.
Giving up the spotlight is never easy. The United States, like many aging celebrities, is struggling to share the stage with new faces, especially China. The upcoming meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank – two institutions dominated by the US and its Western allies – provide an ideal opportunity to change that.
Participants of the scientific-and-practical conference Kazakhstan's Way: Factors of Stability and Sustainable Development in Moscow discussed key aspects of the socio-economic and political development of Kazakhstan and touched upon the problems of Eurasian integration and the Russian-Kazakh relations, Tengrinews reports citing the press service of Kazakhstan Embassy in Russia.
The foreign ministers of Lithuania and Estonia met in Vilnius on Wednesday, calling for continued pressure upon Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Nizomiddin Zohidi met on April 20 with Ambassador of Norway to Tajikistan (with the residence in Astana) Ole Johan Bjørnøy.
Greece held "constructive" talks with the head of Gazprom, in Athens yesterday (21 April), and hopes that the two sides will soon reach a deal on a pipeline that will bring Russian gas to Europe via its territory.
The relations between Russia and Tajikistan have indeed a long history and of course they did see some changes over the years.
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Kazakhstan is one of the countries that potentially can obtain a share in the Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) project, Vladimir Yevseyev, director of Russian Center for Public Policy Research said.
UKRAINE and the US risked further provoking Russia yesterday as their troops kicked off joint training exercises dubbed Fearless Guardian 2015.