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(Placename) the Russian name for Shymkent
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a city in S Kazakhstan. 397,600.
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Many collective farms in the Alma-ata, Semipalatinsk, Karaganda, and Chimkent oblasts replenished their ranks of qualified workers who could herd livestock and other staff.
The same school called the Russian-Kazakh school was opened in Chimkent in 1874 with about 40 boys-students (Ostroumov, 1880).
(TAP) - A 1st group of 150 Kazakh and Uzbek tourists from Chimkent Airport in Kazakhstan arrived on Friday morning at the Habib Bourguiba airport in Monastir.
The oil products needs for the local market are supplied by three refineries, at Chimkent, Pavlodar and Atyrau.
The aircraft involved were a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-100B en route from Delhi to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and a Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin II-76 en route from Chimkent, Kazakhstan, to Delhi.
China and Kazakhstan are also partners in oil ventures in the Central Asian country, with the China Exim Bank and Development Bank of Kazakhstan co-investing US$10 billion to modernize the oil refinery in Chimkent. Furthermore, state-run oil giant China National Petroleum Corporation has signed with Kaz Munay Gas to co-develop gas and oil in Almaty.
Seifi said that the Iranians living in Kazakhstan have already shown a strong and vibrant presence in Iran's 11th presidential election in the Kazakh cities of Astana, Almaty, Chimkent and Turkistan since polling centers opened in the Central Asian country at 8:00 am local time.
First responders raced to the scene, near the city of Chimkent. Kazakh authorities are investigating.
(3) Tamerlane or Timur (born 1336 in Kesh, near Samarkand in modern Uzbekistan, Transoxania died February 19, 1405, in Otrar near Chimkent), Turkic conqueror of Islamic faith whose conquests spanned from India and Russia to the Mediterranean Sea.
Epidemiology and prophylaxis of hemorrhagic fever in Chimkent Oblast of southern Kazakhstan.