Public Project Tracks Air Pollution in Kazakhstan’s Largest City

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Public Project Tracks Air Pollution in Kazakhstan’s Largest City” – below is their description. Pavel Alexandrov created AirKaz.org, a website designed to track air pollution in cities in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. He found that in the winter Almaty becomes one of the most polluted cities in the … Read more Public Project Tracks Air Pollution in Kazakhstan’s Largest City

Rescuers evacuate 2 kids and adults from a burning apartment in Kazakhstan

RT published this video item, entitled “Rescuers evacuate 2 kids and adults from a burning apartment in Kazakhstan” – below is their description. EMERCOM employees of the Almaty region rescued four people, including two children from a burning apartment in a residential building in the Musheltoy district of Kazakhstan’s Taldykorgan RT YouTube Channel Got a … Read more Rescuers evacuate 2 kids and adults from a burning apartment in Kazakhstan

Dozens of protesters detained in Kazakhstan on election day

Global News published this video item, entitled “Dozens of protesters detained in Kazakhstan on election day” – below is their description. A few dozen members and supporters of the Nationwide Social Democratic Party rallied at a square in Kazakhstan’s biggest city Almaty on Sunday, shouting “Boycott!” and “Nazarbayev go away!” but were quickly surrounded by … Read more Dozens of protesters detained in Kazakhstan on election day

Adrenaline-junkie blogger rides the metro train while clinging to the last car

RT published this video item, entitled “Adrenaline-junkie blogger rides the metro train while clinging to the last car” – below is their description. First off, RT wants to make it clear to all of you extreme thrill-seekers out there: this is NOT safe! A blogger from the Kazakhstan city of Almaty clambered onto the tail … Read more Adrenaline-junkie blogger rides the metro train while clinging to the last car

Saved by the crane | Worker in Kazakhstan airlifted from a burning building to safety

Plumes of thick dark smoke can be seen coming out of the under-construction school, where a worker was trapped on the roof. The unidentified man reaches for a piece of rope attached to the crane, finally catches it, and manages to hold on for dear life until the crane softly drops him to the ground. … Read more Saved by the crane | Worker in Kazakhstan airlifted from a burning building to safety

Tough measures: Military hardware blocks Almaty amid coronavirus pandemic

Military equipment blocks the entrance to Almaty due to the quarantine lockdown. Police officers, employees of the National Guard, and servicemen of the units of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan patrol the city as well. A state of emergency was declared in Kazakhstan starting March 16. To date, 35 cases of coronavirus have been … Read more Tough measures: Military hardware blocks Almaty amid coronavirus pandemic

Disabled children in Kazakhstan: Parents work to change practice

Rights workers in Kazakhstan say thousands of disabled children living in orphanages face abuse and neglect. A Soviet-era practise means children with disabilities can be handed over to state institutions at birth. But some parents are trying to end the practice and make society more inclusive. Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Almaty. – … Read more Disabled children in Kazakhstan: Parents work to change practice

Saks Fifth Avenue to Open in Kazakhstan

Saks Fifth Avenue will open a store in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in August 2012, it has been announced. 91,000 square feet will be devoted to the well known USdepartment store brand alongisde other luxury outlets at the Esentai Shopping Mall. The high-end shop will also fit a three-storey high digital video screen on the outside of the building. … Read more Saks Fifth Avenue to Open in Kazakhstan