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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Mission Still Accepting Ballots!

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election but still have not dropped off your ballot, please know that we will continue to accept ballots until election day – November 3, 2020.    It is important to note that each state has its own set of deadlines, and unique requirements related to absentee ballots.  While ...
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Anti-Crisis Training Center Opened in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Anti-Crisis Training Center Opened in Ust-Kamenogorsk October 15, 2020. For two years, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) transformed a dilapidated military barracks into the Anti-Crisis Training Center.  This state-of-the-art facility replete with shooting simulators, vehicle simulators, workout rooms, dormitory rooms and classrooms equipped with the latest technological innovations was transferred to the Kazakhstan National ...
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USAID Raises the Profile of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters

October 19, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has published a detailed Directory of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters  to provide key information on growers to potential buyers around the world. Over 120 horticulture exporters from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are listed in the catalogue that includes details about their products (by category), brands, ...
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2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program The Electronic Diversity Visa (E-DV) system will be open for entries beginning noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, and will close for entries at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  We encourage entrants to apply early in order to avoid the possibility ...
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Defense Threat Reduction Office Transferred Property To The Kazakhstan National Guard Unit At Kurchatov

Defense Threat Reduction Office Transferred Property To The Kazakhstan National Guard Unit At Kurchatov   On October 7th, the Defense Threat Reduction Office transferred watchtowers, vehicles, snowmobiles, quadricycles, radios, satellite phones, tactical equipment and training gear to the Kazakhstan National Guard unit at Kurchatov.  This equipment will be used by the National Guard in their ...
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