Telegram founder warns weaker encryption in messenger apps may disrupt national securityBusiness & Economy June 26, 15:22
No cases of racism at FIFA Confederations Cup — Nigerian fanSport June 26, 14:56
Kremlin comments on dispute between Telegram founder and telecom watchdogRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 14:27
Diplomat notes possible exodus of Russia’s envoy to US not spur-of-the-moment moveRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 14:15
Russia to feature advanced torpedo at St. Petersburg naval showMilitary & Defense June 26, 14:07
Russian PM expects stronger negative effect of anti-Russia sanctions on country’s economyBusiness & Economy June 26, 13:53
Kremlin spokesman says Putin and Trump will meet in HamburgRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 13:39
Russia to wean off Ukrainian gas turbine engines by mid-2018Business & Economy June 26, 13:17
Astana meeting on Syria to focus on de-escalation zones — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 13:07
ALMATY, January 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Fifty Kazakh athletes have won a license to participate in the Sochi Olympic Games, Elsiyar Kanagatov, the deputy head of Kazakhstan’s agency for the affairs of sport and physical culture, told a news conference on Monday.
“We have made progress since the last Games in Vancouver where we competed in eight disciplines. Fifty Kazakh athletes are now going to Sochi. They will compete for medals in ten sports,” Kanagatov said.
Ten athletes in the Kazakh national team will compete in biathlon and ski racing; 2 - in figure skating; 5 - in freestyle-moguls, 4 - in freestyle acrobatics and Alpine skiing and 6 - in short track and speed skating. One athlete will compete in each of the three disciplines: snowboarding, ski jumping events and bobsleigh.
Kazakhstan’s official delegation will comprise 102 people, including 40 coaches and auxiliary workers.