‘Full chaos’: Over 100,000 Russians flood neighboring countries to flee army call-up
Kazakhstan confirms 98,000 arrivals since Putin announced military mobilization; Georgia reports 10,000 entries per day; White House says US welcomes Russian asylum seekers #asylumseekers #chaos #entries #russian #militarymobilization #georgia #armycallup #putin #kazakhstan #russians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Kazakhstan before summit with Putin
Chinese president’s trip underlines the importance Beijing places on asserting its role as a regional leader. #putin #xijinping (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How many must die? Pope blasts Russia war, appeals for peace
NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan — Pope Francis told the Russian Orthodox hierarchy and other faith leaders Wednesday that religion must never be used to justify the “evil” of war, and asked at an outdoor... #faithleaders #nursultan #russianorthodox #popefrancis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pope, opening Kazakh visit, blasts'senseless' Ukraine war
NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan — Pope Francis begged for an end to Russia’s “senseless and tragic war” in Ukraine as he arrived Tuesday in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan to join faith leaders... #faithleaders #nursultan #popefrancis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Xinjiang lockdown: Chinese censors drown out posts about food and medicine shortages
‘Internet commentary personnel’ told to deluge social media with thoughts on anything from cooking to their personal moodSee all our coronavirus coverageChinese censors have reportedly been ordered to flood social media with innocuous posts about Xinjiang to drown out mounting complaints of food and medication shortages in a region under lockdown for more than a month.The Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture, also known as Yili, is home to about 4.5 million people, and is believed to have been first put into lockdownin early August, without official public announcement, after an outbreak of Covid-19. In recent days social ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Helen Davidson in Taipei Tags: China Coronavirus Xinjiang Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Putin ’s Unexpected Challenge: Snubs From His Central Asian Allies
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has Kazakhstan and its neighbors rethinking their alliances. That’s given the U.S. a window to try to regain influence in a region it had stepped back from in recent... #putin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Astronauts and Russian Cosmonauts Will Ride Each Other ’ s Rockets Again
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — NASA astronauts will go back to riding Russian rockets under an agreement announced Friday, and Russian cosmonauts will catch lifts to the International Space Station with SpaceX beginning this fall. The agreement ensures that the space station will always have at least one American and Russian on board to keep both sides of the orbiting outpost running smoothly, according to NASA and Russian officials. The swap had long been in the works and was finalized despite tensions over Moscow’s war in Ukraine, a sign of continuing Russia-U.S. cooperation in space. U.S. astronaut Frank Rubio wil...
Source: TIME: Science - July 15, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Marcia Dunn / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Space wire Source Type: news

U.S. Astronauts and Russian Cosmonauts Will Ride Each Other ’s Rockets Again
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — NASA astronauts will go back to riding Russian rockets under an agreement announced Friday, and Russian cosmonauts will catch lifts to the International Space Station with SpaceX beginning this fall. The agreement ensures that the space station will always have at least one American and Russian on board to keep both sides of the orbiting outpost running smoothly, according to NASA and Russian officials. The swap had long been in the works and was finalized despite tensions over Moscow’s war in Ukraine, a sign of continuing Russia-U.S. cooperation in space. U.S. astronaut Frank Rubio wil...
Source: TIME: Science - July 15, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Marcia Dunn / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Space wire Source Type: news

Wimbledon 2022 Women ’s Final Highlights: Rybakina wins title, defeats Jabeur 6-3, 2-6, 2-6
Wimbledon 2022 Semi-final, Ons Jabeur vs Elena Rybakina highlights: Rybakina is the first player representing Kazakhstan to win a Grand Slam singles title. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rybakina claims historic Wimbledon title with comeback win over Jabeur
Elena Rybakina came from a set down to defeat Ons Jabeur in the Wimbledon final and become the first Kazakh Grand Slam champion in history. #jabeurelenarybakina #kazakhgrandslam #onsjabeur #wimbledon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elena Rybakina Wins Wimbledon and Her First Grand Slam Title
Rybakina, who was born and raised in Russia, started representing Kazakhstan after the Russian tennis federation gave up on her. She beat Ons Jabeur in three sets to win the women’s singles title. #wimbledon #onsjabeur #tennisfederation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elena Rybakina wins Wimbledon women's singles title, her first grand slam and first for Kazakhstan
Elena Rybakina won the women's singles final Wimbledon on Saturday, claiming her first grand slam title and the first for Kazakhstan. #elenarybakina #wimbledon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wimbledon's Russian ban didn't factor in Elena Rybakina reaching final
Elena Rybakina, whose home remains in Moscow, is playing in Wimbledon because Kazakhstan had offered her support in exchange for changing citizenship. #elenarybakina #wimbledon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says
An Italian company's hacking tools were used to spy on Apple and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet's Google said in a report on Thursday. #alphabet #android #smartphones (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

800-year-old graves pinpoint where the Black Death began
The Syriac engraving on the medieval tombstone was tantalizing: “This is the tomb of the believer Sanmaq. [He] died of pestilence.” Sanmaq, who was buried in 1338 near Lake Issyk Kul in what is now northern Kyrgyzstan, was one of many victims of the unnamed plague. By scrutinizing field notes and more photos from the Russian team that had excavated the graves in the 1880s, historian Philip Slavin found that at least 118 people from Sanmaq’s Central Asian trading community died in the epidemic. Slavin was on the trail of the origin of the Black Death, which devastated Europe a decade after the Kyrgyzstan burials...
Source: ScienceNOW - June 15, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news