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(ku stʌˈnaɪ)

a city in N Kazakhstan, on the Tobol River. 212,000.
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The second subgroup from 540 to 600 points included Kentau (South Kazakhstan region), Semei (East Kazakhstan region), Lisakovsk (Kustanai region), Satpaev (Karaganda region), Petropavlovsk, Bulaevo (North Kazakhstan region), Stepnogorsk (Akmola region), Kurchatov (East Kazakhstan region), Karaganda, Temirtau and Aktobe.
The bricklayer Samusenko from Kustanai in Kazakhstan reported that whenever the construction supplies arrived, brigades got into arguments with one another, which sometimes even ended in brawls, over who would receive the new materials.
Christine Duffy (left) of Greenhead College and Mariya Godova (right) from Kustanai, symbolised the friendship which spanned the globe.
3 billion tenge was allocated in Kustanai region to support small and medium-sized business, mayor of the region Nuraly Saduakassov has said today at a briefing in the Central Communications Service.
Thanks to the intervention of some well-placed friends, Bakhtin's sentence was reduced to six years' exile in Kazakhstan, where he worked as a bookkeeper for the Kustanai District Consumers' Cooperative.
Russian cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri dressed in Kazakh folk outfit, seen during a news conference in Kustanai, after landing near the town of Arkalyk, northern Kazakhstan, yesterday.
The Korean and the Russian looked fine as they travelled in a helicopter from the site to the Kazakh city of Kustanai.
Explaining that he had had to devise standard Western spellings for Russian names himself for use in translated mineral articles, Boris listed several of his preferred versions: Nikolai mine (Dalnegorsk) should preferably be the Nikolayevsky mine; "Rudnui, Kusteni" should be Rudnyi, Kustanai; "Kerch, Keren Peninsula" should be Kerch Peninsula (and there is no "Kerch mine" as such, but a series of individually named open pits).