The Abai Kazakh language class to open in Russia’s Tyumen rgn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «On February 21, 2020, the Kazakh language class named after Abai will open in the town of Ishim, Tyumen region, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet and thinker,» head of the national and cultural autonomy of Kazakhs of Tyumen region of Russia Yessengaliy Ibrayev told Kazinform.
Twenty foreign armies invited to take part in Russia’s Victory Day Parade MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia has invited service members from 20 foreign armies to take part in the military parade in Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War, Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said on Monday, TASS reports.
Russia restricts air travel with China from February 1 due to coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Starting from February 1, Russia has limited air travel with China, due to novel coronavirus outbreak - regional regular flights between the countries are closed, flights from Moscow will continue to be operated by Aeroflot, Air China, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines. At the same time, Russian airlines will be able to fly to China in a charter mode.
PM candidate Mishustin announces planned changes in new Russian Cabinet MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Head of Russia’s Federal Tax Service Mikhail Mishustin, whom Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed as a candidate for the position of prime minister, has said at a meeting with the United Russia party's faction in the Russian State Duma (lower house of parliament) that some changes are planned in the new government, head of the United Russia party’s parliamentary faction Sergei Neverov told TASS on Thursday.
Over 100,000 people sign petition to prohibit catching whales in Russia VLADIVOSTOK, December 24. /TASS/. A petition to prohibit catching dolphins and whales for cultural and educational purposes gathered more than 100,000 signatories on the Russian Public Initiative website and is now to be considered by an expert group of a federal level, TASS reports.
Four FSB officers, one civilian wounded in Lubyanka shooting — investigators MOSCOW. KAZINFORM One civilian and four officers of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) were injured in a shooting incident at Lubyanka in downtown Moscow, while another FSB officer was killed, spokesperson for the Russian Investigative Committee (SK) Svetlana Petrenko told TASS on Thursday, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan to earmark $233 mln for Baiterek space project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan plans to allocate $233 mln to finance the project to build the Baiterek space launch facility at the Baikonur space center, Kazakh Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry Askar Zhumagaliev told reporters on Wednesday.
WADA rules to ban Russia for four years from Olympics and world championships LAUSANNE, December 9. /TASS/. The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved recommendations of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) to strip Russia of the right to participate in major international sports tournaments, including the Olympics and World Championships, for the period of four years, WADA’s press service said in a statement on Monday, TASS reports.