kazakstan kazakstan

Definition(s):

  • (n) a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991

News

  • News Wrap: Netanyahu says sanctions on Iran should be increased

    Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Amid the tensions over Ukraine, Russia announced today that it successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile. It said the dummy warhead hit its target at a proving ground in Kazakstan. We will hear much more on the day’s developments right after the news summary. Wall Street did rebound today as jitters over Ukraine eased. The Dow ...
    on March 5, 2014     Source: The Online NewsHour

Quotes

  1. "I have come to share with President Obama and other heads of state the bold plan Kazakstan implemented to reduce and prevent the threat of nuclear terrorism through nuclear disarmament, nonproliferation and peaceful civilian power use," Mr....
    on Apr 11, 2010 By: Nursultan Nazarbayev Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. Foreign Minister Tazhin told the November 7 meeting that the changes had been planned over several years and were "an absolutely clear, open and firm signal from Kazakstan and its head of state about the need to continue political reforms".
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Marat Tazhin Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting

  3. "It's very frustrating when you're in Kazakstan at a show and trying to explain a piece of equipment to someone from a brochure," Lt. Gov. Jack Dalrymple said. "This is business we need to pursue. These buyers don't buy one at time."
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Jack Dalrymple Source: In-Forum (subscription)

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