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Aktau

 

an urban-type settlement in Tel’man Raion, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is on the Murza railroad station, 70 km north of Karaganda. Population, 16,000 (1968). Aktau’s industry centers on the production of building materials: a cement factory, asbestos-cement products, and others. There is also an industrial technicum.


Aktau

 

until 1964 the name of the present-day city of Shevchenko, in Gur’ev Oblast, Kazakh SSR.

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A prosecutor has asked a court in Kazakhstan's western city of Aqtau to sentence Kazakh activist Aigul Aqberdieva to five years of "freedom limitation" -- a suspended sentence with parolelike restrictions, RFE/RL reports.
"Tehran and Astana can take more effective steps on the path of development of bilateral relations by establishment of more brokering ties and using their national currencies," President Rouhani said during the meeting on the sidelines of leaders of Caspian Sea littoral states' summit in the Kazakh port city of Aqtau.
Desde el puerto de Aqtau en el mar Caspio, los petroleros kazajos transportaban el petroleo hasta Baku en Azerbaiyan, donde se incorporaba al flujo del oleoducto Baku-Tiflis-Ceyhan y llegaba hasta Europa.
Dozens of workers at the Tuplar Energy Services Company in Kazakhstan's western city of Aqtau have launched a strike, demanding that five months' worth of overdue salaries be paid, Kazakh media report.
This acquisition gave China the rights to develop the Karajanbas oil and gas field, near Aqtau on the Caspian Sea, until 2020.
Kazakh oil would be shipped to Baku from its port at Aqtau on the north-eastern side of the Caspian.
We take a taxi ten miles into Aqtau, a city of 170,000.
Ironically, coastal Aqtau nestles against the Caspian, the world's largest saltwater lake.
The leaders of the five Caspian Sea countries met in the Kazakh port city of Aqtau to sign a convention in an effort to resolve major differences over the resource-rich body's legal status.
The leaders of the five Caspian Sea countries are meeting in the Kazakh port city of Aqtau to sign a convention in an effort to resolve major differences over the resource-rich body's legal status.
The foreign ministers of the five countries met in a preparatory meeting in Aqtau on August 11 to set the agenda for the leaders' summit.
The agreements on trade, economy, transportation, fighting terrorism and organized crimes and border cooperation were signed by the presidents of Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan on the sidelines of a landmark meeting held in the Kazakh port city of Aqtau to sign a convention in an effort to resolve major differences over the resource-rich body's legal status.