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June 12. Kazinform's timeline of major events

12 June 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 12th of June. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on June 12.

1924 - USSR Central Election Commission signed a decree on national delimitation of the Central Asian region. Kazakh Autonomous Social Soviet Republic was established.

2000 - A monument to writer Sabit Mukanov was unveiled at the intersection of Mukanov and Tole Bi streets in Almaty.

2014 - Unique findings - a gold bracelet and an earring, numerous snap button closures made of gold as well as an iron sword, a dagger, a bronze mirror, pieces of ceramic dishes and arrow tips were discovered during the excavation of Sarmat burial site near Akzhayik settlement of Makhambet municipality in Atyrau region. The burial site dates back the 5th century BC - 5th century AD.

2015 - Kazinform International News Agency and Vietnam News Agency (VNA) signed an agreement on cooperation. The document aims at establishment and development of ties in exchange of information.

2015 - The IAEA Board of Governors approved an agreement with Kazakhstan on establishment and management of the Low-Enriched Uranium Bank in the country.

2017 - President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov awarded First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev with the Order of Merits to the Republic of Tatarstan."

2017 - Works by legendary artist, philosopher, traveler, archaeologist Nicholas Roerich were showcased for the first time in Kazakhstan. The exhibition "In Search of Shambhala: Masterpieces of the Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York" included 37 masterpieces created by the artist in 1920-1940s.

2017 - Where Oedipus Lives, a short-length film directed by Bakhtiyar Islamov was named The Best Experimental Film at the 45th Festival of Nations in Austrian Lenzing.

2017 - The Alley of Peace and Accord of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan was unveiled in the territory of the EXPO Park.

2017 - A commemorative plaque was unveiled on the house of academician of the National Academy of Education Galymzhan Nuryshev in Atyrau. The scholar lived there in 1995 - 2004.

2018 - The first Sunday of July was declared the National Day of Dombra in Kazakhstan.