a republic in central Asia, NE of the Caspian Sea and W of China. 1,049,155 sq. mi. (2,717,311 sq. km). Capital: Akmola.
- Former official name Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.
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Buy the BookChinese journalist Li Juan lives in the Xinjiang region of China in the Altay prefecture, a mountainous, arid landscape that shares a border with Mongolia, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
Weeks earlier, on October 4 of 1959, a pillar of fire lit up the sky above the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a remote Soviet space facility.Lunik: Inside the CIA’s audacious plot to steal a Soviet satellite | Bobbie Johnson | January 28, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
If you look at a map of the Earth, you can see the barrier between Kazakhstan and India is the Himalayan Mountain Range, the tallest in the world.Why Birds Can Fly Over Mount Everest - Issue 94: Evolving | Walter Murch | December 30, 2020 | Nautilus
During the winter, they usually live in the middle of India, and in the summer they live in Kazakhstan or Mongolia.Why Birds Can Fly Over Mount Everest - Issue 94: Evolving | Walter Murch | December 30, 2020 | Nautilus
Still, Chevron, which pumps oil everywhere from Texas to Nigeria to Kazakhstan, has tried to weather the current slump by cutting thousands of jobs and by reducing planned spending by billions of dollars over the next few years.
As to whether Kazakhstan will pass a Russia-style Anti-Propaganda Law, that is a different matter.
The Kansas landscape on the tapestries is not recognizable, he says: “It could be Kazakhstan.”
I am a former soldier and I asked my friends who served with me to help and they have come from Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.Russia’s Partisans Imposing Their Rule in East Ukraine | Jamie Dettmer | April 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Just what is it about the British royal family and Kazakhstan?The British Royals Dubious Love Affair With Repressive Kazakhstan | Tom Sykes | March 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So just what is it about the British royal family and Kazakhstan?The British Royals Dubious Love Affair With Repressive Kazakhstan | Tom Sykes | March 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Kazakhstan
a republic in central Asia: conquered by Mongols in the 13th century; came under Russian control in the 18th and 19th centuries; was a Soviet republic from 1936 until it gained independence in 1991. It has rich mineral deposits and agriculture is important. Official language: Kazakh. Religion: nonreligious, Muslim, and Christian. Official currency: tenge. Capital: Astana (formerly Akmola, Akmolinsk, or Tselinograd); capital functions moved from Almaty (formerly Alma-Ata) in 1997. Pop: 17 736 896 (2013 est). Area: 2 715 100 sq km (1 048 030 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Kazakhstan
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