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Aq·tö·be

 (äk′tœ-bĕ′) also Ak·tyu·binsk (äk-tyo͞o′bĭnsk)
A city of western Kazakhstan southeast of Samara, Russia. Founded in 1869, it is a metallurgical center.

Aqtöbe

(ækˈtjuːbɪ; Kazakh aktøbe)
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a former name (until 1991) of Aktyubinsk
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The suspects were arrested in December 2016 during a large-scale security operation held several days after a court in Aqtobe sentenced 29 men charged in connection with shooting attacks in June to lengthy prison sentences.
Also in the planning phase is a 3,000-km (1,864-mile) pipeline to export oil from Kazakhstan's Aqtobe Oblast to China.
In the beginning, the Kazakh gas has come from Aqtobe in the west of the country, whence a feeder pipeline runs to Kyzl-Orda and then to Shymkent in the south.