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Serbian and Kazakh presidents exchange state decorations

The ceremony took place after the two leaders met at the presidential palace in Astana.

Nazarbayev pointed to the friendship between the two countries and the contribution of the president of Serbia to the strengthening of ties between them.

Vucic then presented Nazarbayev with the Order of the Republic of Serbia 1st Degree.

Long way home as Przewalski's horses fly to Mongolia

Their violent kicks rattle the small army plane flying over Siberia as it transports the four rare horses from Prague to the vast Mongolian steppe where the once near-extinct species is slowly recovering.Their violent kicks rattle the small army plane flying over Siberia as it transports the four rare horses from Prague to the vast Mongolian steppe where the once near-extinct species is slowly

1,000-year-old Persian cup unearthed in remote region of Arctic Russia

Scientists recently made a startling discovery whilst on an expedition to monitor permafrost on the Gydan Peninsula; a 1,000-year-old bronze cup from ancient Persia (modern day Iran). The discovery was made close to the Kara Sea, the furthest north such an artifact has been found.

The cup was likely brought to the region by ancient traders seeking walrus tusks, birds, and fur.

Romania, Kazakhstan eyeing joint energy, industry, travel projects

Romania and Kazakhstan want to develop joint projects in the areas of energy, industry, tourism, transportation, IT, agriculture, research and education, according to talks at the 11th session of the Romanian-Kazakh Inter-governmental Committee on Economic and Technical and Scientific Cooperation.

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