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- Russian government to increase quota for foreign citizens in Russian high schoolsRussian government made a decision to increase by one and a half times quota for foreign citizens in the Russian high schools. Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexander Yakovenko, said on July, 8th in Paris at the UNESCO Forum on Higher Education with participation of almost one thousand representatives from 150 countries of the world, the agency reports citing UN press service.
- Anti-tobacco program started in KazakhstanThe new program on prevention of sale of tobacco to minors has started in Kazakhstan, the agency reports citing British American Tobacco (BAT).
- More than 1000 Kazakhstan citizens returned home from ChinaMore than 1000 Kazakhstan citizens returned home from China
- Requirements to space vehicle Kazsat-2 toughenedThe requirements to the space vehicle Kazsat-2 have been toughened and a warranty period of its operation has been increased. General Director of the enterprise, Vladislav Nesterov, informed during the meeting with the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Masimov, with the representatives of the Russian Hrunichev State Space Research-and-Production Centre, the agency reports citing the prime minister's press service.