Links of Interest

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Kazkommertsbank: Kazkommertsbank was established in 1990 and is today the largest private bank in Central Asia with assets of some $1.6 billion and equity of $200 million.

U.S. Embassy, Almaty, Kazakhstan

U.S. Assistance to Kazakhstan: Department of State Fact Sheet (Fiscal Year 2002)

President of Kazakhstan: The President of Kazakhstan’s Official Homepage

Kazakhstan Energy Analysis Brief: US DOE Energy Information Administration

Fossil Energy International: An Energy Overview of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Caspian Pipeline: All the current Caspian Pipeline news

Kazecon.kz features daily news headlines, weekly news summaries, and information on the securities market, legislation, industries, and companies doing business in the republic.

Kazakstan Country Study: The Library of Congress Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.

The CIA World Factbook (Kazakhstan): This Central Intelligence Agency document provides the essential elements of basic intelligence on all areas of the world.

Kazakhstan Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members: The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States.

Human Rights Report (Kazakhstan): The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Congress. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

BBC Country Profile (Kazakhstan): Key facts, figures and dates compiled by the British Broadcasting Service (BBC) Monitoring.

BBC Timeline (Kazakhstan): A chronology of key events from the 1st Century AD compiled by the British Broadcasting Service (BBC) Monitoring.

BBC Kazakh Service: Current British Broadcasting Service (BBC) news and audio in Kazakh, Russian and English, as well as selected links to websites of interest.

RFE/RL Kazakh Service: Current Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Broadcast Services include news briefs about Kazakhstan in English and audio in Kazakh, as well as links to selected websites.

Central Asia Regional Information: Central Asia Internet Resources

Almaty Expat: Named by British Council as the best English-language website in Kazakhstan.