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Nazarbayev plans to visit Russia's Kazan

Nazarbayev plans to visit Russia's Kazan

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit Russia's Kazan next week, a member of the Majilis, the lower chamber of the Kazakh parliament, Maulen Ashimbayev said. "On …

Turkey ready to step up trade with Tatarstan

Turkey ready to step up trade with Tatarstan

The increase in trade turnover between Russia and Turkey is hampered by a number of bureaucratic issues, so most of it can go to Tatarstan, Minister of Economy of Turkey Nihat Zeybekci said at a meeting with Tatarstan President …

Turkey increases investment in Tatarstan, media reports

Turkey increases investment in Tatarstan, media reports

Today, the 15th meeting of the mixed intergovernmental Russian-Turkish Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation hosted by Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci kicks off in the capital of Tatarstan. The day …

Saudi Arabia King to meet with Russian Muftis

Saudi Arabia King to meet with Russian Muftis

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia will meet with Russian Muftis on October 7. "The meeting will take place on October 7 at the initiative of the Saudi side, it will be attended by 6-8 muftis of …

 Sabantuy in Moscow

Sabantuy in Moscow

The citywide festival Sabantuy took place for the seventh time in the Moscow museum-reserve of Kolomenskoye on July 22. Sabantuy is a favorite holiday of the Tatar and Bashkir peoples. It includes ceremonies, customs, songs …

14 dead as bus collides with truck in Tatarstan

14 dead as bus collides with truck in Tatarstan

According to preliminary information, at least ten people were killed when a passenger bus collided with a Kamaz truck near the city of Zainsk in Russia’s Volga area Republic of Tatarstan, local officials said on Sunday, TASS reports. …

Police prevents terror attack at Russian aircraft factory

Police prevents terror attack at Russian aircraft factory

Militants of banned in Russia terrorist group Hizb ut-Tahrir planned a series of terrorist attacks in Tatarstan. Kazan aircraft factory was of facilities that were supposed to be attacked. Police and FSB officers managed to …

Rosneft ready to buy 100% of Bashneft

Rosneft ready to buy 100% of Bashneft

Rosneft has asked Russia's Federal Anti-monopoly Service for permission to purchase up to 100% of Bashneft, the deputy head of the body, Anatoly Golomolzin, said. "They have asked us for permission to purchase 100% of …

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Ataturk International Airport has resumed its work, there are both arrivals and departures of flights, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who arrived on the scene, stated. "Investigative measures are still …

Russia's first Islamic banking center opened in Kazan

Russia's first Islamic banking center opened in Kazan

Russia's first center of partnership (Islamic) banking was opened today in Kazan. It will operate in full compliance with the principles of partnership funding, which are widely used in many countries of Southeast Asia and the Middle …

Iran to purchase Russian helicopters for air ambulances

Iran to purchase Russian helicopters for air ambulances

The Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran intends to purchase ANSAT helicopters produced by the Kazan Helicopter Plant, the press service of the President of Tatarstan announced. A meeting of Prime …

Iran may purchase Russian KamAZ trucks

Iran may purchase Russian KamAZ trucks

Tehran has expressed interest in the Russian KamAZ brand that produces trucks, the head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov said. "Yes, they expressed interest," he said, adding that KamAZ is now looking for new …

Poor crew preparation led to plane crash in Kazan

Poor crew preparation led to plane crash in Kazan

The Boeing 737 crash in Kazan in November 2013 was due to systemic deficiencies in the work of the crew, airlines and aviation authorities at all levels. The report of the International Aviation Committee (IAC) confirmed this fact. It was …