President Nursultan Nazarbaev has called on citizens to defend Kazakhstan's independence and laid out plans for a new celebration of the Central Asian country's history.
The Sary-Arqa District Court in the Kazakh capital found Yevgeny Vdovenko guilty of intentional and illegal participation in a military conflict abroad after he fought alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Afghan counterpart Abdullah Abdullah held talks on the sidelines of a gathering of prime ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Astana, on December 15.
Local residents who work at the Russian-leased Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility in Kazakhstan say the decline of the Russian ruble is eroding their living standards.
Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, who achieved a rock-star level of fame during the Soviet era, was hospitalized on December 14 after a fall during a visit to the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.
The prime ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states are meeting in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana.
The Kazakh and Chinese prime ministers met in the Kazakh capital Astana on December 14 as new deals worth some $14 billion were signed.
A Kazakh citizen prosecutors say fought alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine is being tried on charges of intentional and illegal participation in a military conflict abroad.
A senior government official visited a village in western Kazakhstan on December 12 to try to calm fears over fainting spells that residents believe are caused by toxic gas from a nearby oil field.
Three Central Asian languages have been included in Google's online translation system.
As the value of Russia's ruble tumbles amid low oil global prices and Western sanctions, it is taking the currencies of many former Soviet republics down with it.
Migrant laborers in Russia will soon be required to pass Russian language, history, and civics tests. And now the Russian Orthodox Church wants to teach them how to behave.