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Kazakhstan Links

Here are some useful and semiuseful sites I have found while researching Kazakhstan and Adoption

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Almaty city web site...News, weather and links for the city of Almaty in both Russian and English

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Web-site of Mayor V.Khrapunov and Almaty City Administration This is an updated site on the city, but the English language version is temporarily unavailable. The book a hotel link is still working.

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One of my favorite sites for finding information on Almaty. This web-site for the English-speaking community in Kazakhstan is maintained and edited by expatriates, experienced in living in Almaty.

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kzchat.com has lots of pictures and links in English
Photos of Almaty, Astana, Karaganda, Aktau, Atyrau and the countryside

www.kzchat.com/english.htm

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Do you need to know phone numbers and addresses for businesses in Almaty and Astana? You'll find them here...it's not a fancy site but it shows how big the cities really are.

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Photos, National Anthem, and Petroglyphic drawings are what you can find at this site

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What is happening in Kazakhstan? The Almaty Herald is an online English language news site.

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This site is intended for those who want to learn more about Republic of Kazakhstan and for those who are going to visit Kazakhstan for vacation or business.
It can also be useful to those who are already here and looking for a guide

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Olga Sphineva, who works at a bank in Almaty, gives us a virtual tour through her wonderful photographs! Virtourist.com has other "tours" you can take.

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Yahoo weather report for Almaty (still using the old Soviet name of Alma-Ata)

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Information on State, Legislation, Society, Economy, Investments, Privatization, Business & Finance, Donors, Science & Education, News & Media, Culture & Art, Health & Sports, Environment, Health, Sports, Travel & Leisure, References


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Information on the country of Kazakhstan, cities of Almaty, Aqtau, Astana, Atyrai, Baykonur, Kyzl Orda & Semey. The crafts section has a download of Kazak fonts for Windows 95/98. You can even email a postcard to a friend.

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Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in New York
The Consulate performs all usual consular functions including passports, visas, authentifications, notarial acts.

Jurisdiction for Kazakhstan's citizens : Alaska, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

They have an adoption page with information on the registration process

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The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan is located in Almaty

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Finding Kazak crafts and gifts on the internet is difficult Sovietski.com has Christmas stockings, Kazak festive vest, Kazakh Tubiteyka cap, Kazak embroidered vest, & Kazak embroidered pillow case

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A site with recipes that include Delicacies of horseflesh to millet porridge with pumpkin.

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The picturesofplaces.com is a directory is made up of links to websites offering pictures of geographical places and sights. They have pictures of Kakzakhstan, Almaty, Charyn River Canyon, Tamgaly

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Nasa has a few satellite photos of Kazakhstan

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The World Factbook is produced by CIA's Directorate of Intelligence. The Factbook is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities, it's a good place to get an overview of not only Kazakhstan, but other countries as well.

www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/kz.html

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The Lonely Planet guide to Central Asia was one of the few books we found with information about Kazakhstan. Their web site is easy to navigate and has lots of information.

www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_asia/kazakstan/

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An informative site on with sections on the people, culture, history, land and nation. There is more info on the Kazak people here than any other site I have found. City profiles of Almaty, Oskemen, Pavlodar, Semey, and Shymkent.

www.kazalliance.com/

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Cindy & Sergey have put their informational newsletters online! History, traditions, fairy tales and family stories are some of the things you can find here!

www.angelfire.com/country/kazkid/

www.geocities.com/sergey_usi/index.html

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The US Department of State has information on International Adoptions, guidelines, children's issues, country specific information. The Kazakhstan flyer is dated November 1999 but it will give you an understanding of what to expect, it does list addresses and phone numbers for the Kazakh and Russian embassies. They also list clinics in Moscow authorized to conduct mandatory medical examination of child.

travel.state.gov/adoption_kazakhstan.html