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Lawsuit Accuses Felix Sater of Looking to Launder Cash Through a Trump Tower in Moscow

BTA Bank and the City of Almaty, Kazakhstan accused Felix Sater of conspiring to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank
Tags: News, Uncategorized, People, Moscow, Kazakhstan, Trump Tower, Almaty Kazakhstan, Overnight, Felix Sater, Onetime, BTA Bank


An entrepreneur’s guide to Qazaqstan’s startup scene

Qazaqstan, otherwise known as Kazakhstan, is a country in the midst of many transformations, culturally as well as economically. In 2017, in a move seen by many as a symbolic opening of the arms to the rest of the world, and a step away from past allegiances, President Nursultan Nazarbayev initiated a process to officially move from the Cyrillic alphabet to a Latin based language by 2025. The president, who resigned last week and had been in office since the fall of the Soviet Union, had set Kaz...
Tags: Startups, Kazakhstan, Soviet Union, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Podium, Qazaqstan


Lawsuit: Sater looked to launder cash through Trump projects

NEW YORK (AP) — A Soviet-born convicted felon who worked on real estate deals with President Donald Trump was accused in a lawsuit Monday of plotting to use Trump-branded skyscrapers to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank. BTA Bank and the City of Almaty, Kazakhstan, allege Felix Sater conspired with the son of […]
Tags: New York, News, Nation, Kazakhstan, Donald Trump, Trump, Almaty Kazakhstan, Sater, Felix Sater, BTA Bank


Kazakhstan Just Another Saturday in the Steppes

One of my big goals for this trip to Kazakhstan was to learn more about camels explore the camel industry and experience a dairy. My real hope was to tour the dairy that was affiliated with SYDYK the camel milk restaurant and get an understanding of thei
Tags: Travel, Kazakhstan


Kazakh Meteorite Reveals Signs of Ancient Solar 'Superflare'

Scientists have found evidence of an ancient solar “superflare” hidden in a meteorite that was first found in Kazakhstan in 1962, according to a new paper.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, The Sun, Meteorites, Asteroids, Kazakhstan, Solar Flares, Cosmochemistry, Protoplanetary Disks, Solar Physics, Ancient Solar System


Urumqi Train Travel 2019 Guide 乌鲁木齐站

Are you planning to travel by train to/from Urumqi in China’s Xinjiang region? Before you do, make sure you read this 2019 guide to help you understand which train station to use (there are multiple), how to buy tickets and everything else you’ll need to know as a traveler. Traveling by train in China, especially in Xinjiang, has been one of the most rewarding travel experiences during my time here. Traveling around Xinjiang by train is not only cheap from the Urumqi train station, it...
Tags: Travel, China, Beijing, Kazakhstan, Xinjiang, Train Station, Astana, Urumqi, Kashgar, Almaty, BRT, FarWestChina Xinjiang, Urumqi Xinjiang, South Station, Yili, China Xinjiang


News in Russian: Kazakhstan President Steps Down (Sort Of)

A big story from the post-Soviet region (постсове́тское простра́нство) is that the president of Kazakhstan (Казахста́н) has resigned after nearly 30 years in power. Since Russian has official status in Kazakhstan and since this story is being widely covered in Russian-language media in several countries, I thought we should look at how it’s being reported. Hazret Sultan MosquePhoto by Azamat Kinzhitaev on Unsplash President Who? While Borat is often the only reference point for Kazakhstan in...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Bbc, Linguistics, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Astana, Security Council, Central Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Nazarbayev, Nur Otan, Aleksandr Lukashenko


'It'll take time to win back trust of Scotland fans' - Andy Robertson

Scotland captain Andy Robertson says his team-mates need to recover quickly from defeat in Kazakhstan - but he knows it will take a lot longer to win back the trust of the nation.
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan, Andy Robertson


'The only apology we can give to the fans is to win the next game' - Alex McLeish

Scotland manager Alex McLeish says the players are hurting as much as the fans after losing to Kazakhstan and will look to redeem themselves against San Marino
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish


Kazakhstan renames capital Nur-Sultan

Interim president orders name change from Astana to honour resigned leader NazarbayevKazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country’s longtime leader who resigned this week.The order to change the city’s name from Astana was issued on Saturday by the interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who took power after Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned on Tuesday. Continue reading...
Tags: Kazakhstan, South and Central Asia, World news


After 30 Years, Kazakhstan Gets a New Ruler. Sort Of.

Nursultan Nazarbayev is leaving the presidency but will retain considerable power.
Tags: Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Kazakhs (Ethnic Group, Nazarbayev, Nursultan A, Trump, Donald J, Kazakhstan, Central Asia, USSR (Former Soviet Union


First Inaugural Kazakhstan Pavilion in Venice Faces Controversy Over Curation

The launch of the inaugural Kazakhstan pavilion in Venice is facing controversy after the curators hired for the project were dismissed with a press statement posted on Facebook. “Was the project censored? Why did the incoming museum director decide that artists, curators and partners were simply not worth the basic professional courtesy of knowing if […]
Tags: Art, Facebook, News, Venice, Kazakhstan, Art News, Minipost, Kazakhstan Pavilion


Weekly Roundup, Friday 22 March 2019

Bet you can’t name this distinctive capital city. See item, below. Good morning“I’m sorry, I’m having difficulty understanding that right now.  Please try again later.”That was the regular response, during the last nightmarish couple of weeks, to my regular morning request “Alexa, turn on David Bed Light”.  An intermittent problem with my new Netgear router often meant it had frozen overnight, so when it came time to turn on the light in the morning as part of a regular getting out of bed routin...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, South Korea, Europe, England, Science, London, Australia, France, Scotland, Hotels, Senate, China, Air Canada, Miscellaneous, US


McLeish won’t quit after ‘horrible’ Scotland humiliation in Kazakhstan

Almaty (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Alex McLeish refused to quit as Scotland manager after their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got off to a “horrible” start with a humiliating 3-0 defeat against Kazakhstan on Thursday. The Kazakhs,... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Kazakhstan, Afp, Almaty Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish, McLeish


McLeish refuses to discuss his future after humiliating defeat in Kazakhstan

Manager Alex McLeish refuses to discuss his future after leading Scotland to one of the nation's most ignominious defeats in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier in Kazakhstan.
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish, McLeish


Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

Manager Alex McLeish refuses to discuss his future after leading Scotland to one of the nation's most ignominious defeats in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier in Kazakhstan.
Tags: Scotland, Football, Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish


‘It was horrible’: McLeish fumes after Scotland humiliation in Kazakhstan

Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Alex McLeish slammed his Scotland flops after their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got off to the worst possible start with a humiliating 3-0 defeat against Kazakhstan on Thursday. The Kazakhs, ranked... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Kazakhstan, Afp, Astana Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish, McLeish


Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish must accept criticism - Willie Miller

Alex McLeish's former Aberdeen team-mate Willie Miller believes the Scotland manager must accept the justified criticism of his side after their humiliation in Kazakhstan.
Tags: News, Scotland, Aberdeen, Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish, Willie Miller


Kazakhstan beats Scotland 3-0 as European qualifying starts

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Scotland’s hopes of returning to major-tournament football after a 22-year absence suffered a heavy blow Thursday with a 3-0 loss to Kazakhstan in the first qualifier for next year’s European Championship. The Kazakhs scored twice in the opening 10 minutes and added another goal in the 51st minute. Scotland — one […]
Tags: News, Scotland, Sports, Kazakhstan, Astana Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish rues 'horrible' performance

Scotland's performance in their 3-0 Euro 2020 qualification humiliation in Kazakhstan was "horrible", manager Alex McLeish admits.
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish


Kazakhstan Almatys Rich Cafe Culture

Its no secret I like to eat. I like the adventure of trying new things. I like the comfort of familiar old favorites. I like to take culinary tours of the world even when I cant travel. I relish the presentation. I crave the merriment
Tags: Travel, Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan renames capital city in honour of authoritarian leader who just resigned

President Nursultan Nazarbayev made the surprise resignation yesterday after nearly 30 years in power [Author: Joanna Whitehead]
Tags: Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Joanna Whitehead


Scotland slump to humiliating 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan

Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Scotland’s Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got off to the worst possible start with an embarrassing 3-0 defeat by Kazakhstan in Nursultan on Thursday. The Kazakhs, ranked 117th in the world, struck... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Kazakhstan, Afp, Astana Kazakhstan, Nursultan


Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Was this the worst 90 minutes as a Scotland fan?

Humbled by Hungary, walloped by Wales and the 4-6-0 night in Prague. But was defeat in Kazakhstan the worst 90 minutes as a Scotland supporter?
Tags: News, Wales, Scotland, Prague, Hungary, Kazakhstan


Capital of Kazakhstan renamed

Residents of Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana will soon find themselves with a different address. On Wednesday, the country made a surprise announcement that Astana’s name would be changed to Nursultan, to honor its former president Nursultan Nazarbayev. 78-year-old Nazarbayev, who had been ruling the country since 1989, first as a Communist Party leader then as a president, resigned unexpectedly this week. In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday, Nazarbayev announced his resignation an...
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Astana, All, Communist Party, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Almaty, Nazarbayev, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Akmola, Tokayev, Nursultan, Akmolinsk


Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish's side humiliated in Euro 2020 opener

Hapless Scotland suffer one of the most abject defeats in their history in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier against world-ranked 117 Kazakhstan.
Tags: Scotland, Football, Kazakhstan, Alex McLeish


Scotland humiliated by 117th-ranked Kazakhstan in first Euro 2020 qualifier

Hapless Scotland suffer one of the most abject defeats in their history in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier against world-ranked 117 Kazakhstan.
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Which Scotland player got the highest rating?

Which Scotland player got the highest rating - 2.69 - as the national team were humiliated by Kazakhstan in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier?
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan v Scotland: Rate the players in the opening Euro 2020 qualifier

Rate the players as Scotland face Kazakhstan in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.
Tags: News, Scotland, Kazakhstan


In sign of new dual rule, Kazakh leaders sticking together

Nursultan Nazarbayev remains omnipresent in Kazakh politics days after his surprise resignation, hinting he will effectively retain a share of power with the loyalist parliament speaker who automatically stepped into his shoes. In stepping down on Tuesday, Nazarbayev, the only ruler Kazakhstan has known since the Soviet era almost three decades ago, formally elevated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to the presidency -though Nazarbayev kept other senior decision-making posts. The arrangement might be rea...
Tags: Science, Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Nazarbayev, Kassym Jomart Tokayev