Russian settlers in Kazakhstan, 1911. Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii
The 19th-century Russian Orthodox church in Almaty is the second-tallest wooden building in the world.
Approximate extent of Scythia within the area of distribution of Eastern Iranian languages (shown in orange) in the 1st century BC
The share Russians by districts and cities of regional and republican subordination Kazakhstan in 2021
Cuman–Kipchak confederation in Eurasia circa 1200. The Kazakhs are descendants of Kipchaks, Nogais and other Turkic and medieval Mongol tribes
Ural Cossacks skirmish with Kazakhs (the Russians originally called the Kazakhs "Kirgiz")
Map of the Kazakh Territory in 1903
Stanitsa Sofiiskaya, Talgar. 1920s
Young Pioneers at a Young Pioneer camp in Kazakh SSR
The International Conference on Primary Health Care in 1978, known as the Alma-Ata Declaration
The Monument of Independence, Republic Square, Almaty
Satellite image of Kazakhstan (November 2004)
The Kazakh Steppe is part of the Eurasian Steppe Belt (in on the map)
Karaganda Region
Kazakhstan map of Köppen climate classification
Corsac fox
Ak Orda Presidential Palace
Parliament of Kazakhstan
Nur Otan Headquarters in Nur-Sultan
President Nazarbayev with U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in 2012
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev with 
Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2019
Member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)
Kazakhstan Republican Guard
A Kazakhstan Sukhoi Su-27
Downtown Nur-Sultan
GDP per capita development, since 1973
A proportional representation of Kazakhstan exports, 2019
Aktau is Kazakhstan's only seaport on the Caspian Sea
A map of Kazakhstan's imports, 2013
Kazakhstan has the largest proven oil reserves in the Caspian Sea region.
Grain fields near Kokshetau
Map of Kazakhstan railway network
Train 22 Kyzylorda – Semipalatinsk, hauled by a Kazakhstan Temir Zholy 2TE10U diesel locomotive. Picture taken near Aynabulak, Kazakhstan
Borovoe, view from Mount Bolectau
A ski resort in Almaty
Astana Expo 2017 "Nur Alem" Pavilion
Trends in research expenditure in Central Asia, as a percentage of GDP, 2001–2013. Source: UNESCO Science Report: 2030 (2015), Figure 14.3
Group of Kazakhstan physicists in collaboration with Uzbek researchers working at the ion accelerator DC-60
Baikonur Cosmodrome is the world's oldest and largest operational spaceport
Population pyramid, 2020
Central Asian ethnolinguistic patchwork, 1992
Kazakhstanis on a Lake Jasybay beach, Pavlodar Region
Ascension Cathedral in Almaty
Khazret Sultan Mosque is the biggest mosque in Kazakhstan
Kazakh National University of Arts
A Kazakhstan performer demonstrates the long equestrian heritage as part of the gala concert during the opening ceremonies of the Central Asian Peacekeeping Battalion
Kanysh Satpayev, one of the founders of Soviet era metallogeny, principal advocate and the first president of Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences
1965 Soviet stamp honouring Kazakh essayist and poet Abai Qunanbaiuly
Nowruz on stamp of Kazakhstan
A-Studio was created in 1982 in Almaty, then called Alma-Ata, hence called "Alma-Ata Studio"
Astana Arena opened in 2009
Nikolai Antropov
International Astana Action Film Festival, 2010
Timur Bekmambetov, a notable Kazakh director

The first Rus' traders and soldiers began to appear on the northwestern edge of modern Kazakhstan territory in the early 16th century, when Cossacks established the forts that later became the cities of Oral (Ural'sk, est. 1520) and Atyrau (Gur'yev).

- Russians in Kazakhstan

As of 2022, ethnic Kazakhs are 69,6% of the population and ethnic Russians in Kazakhstan are 17.9%.

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Satellite image of Nur-Sultan (Astana) and vicinities
KazMunayGas headquarters
The National Concert hall
Astana Arena opened in 2009
Barys Arena in 2015
Kazakh National University of Arts
City bus in Nur-Sultan
AstanaBike bicycle-sharing system

Nur-Sultan, previously known as Astana , is the capital city of Kazakhstan.

Russian: 11.7%


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Fountain in riverside park
Sultanmahmut Toraygirov monument
Amateur racing in downtown Pavlodar on "City Day" 2006
An embankment on the Irtysh River
Pavlodar Central Stadium
Ayimautov Theatre (Kaz. J. Aımaýytov atyndaǵy oblystyq qazaq mýzykaly drama teatry; Rus. Казахский драматический театр имени Аймаутова)
KazMunayGaz (Kaz. QazMunaıGaz-dyń ǵımaraty)
House of Friendship (Kaz. Dostyq úıi; Rus. Дом дружбы)
Train station (Kaz. Pavlodar temir jol bokzaly; Rus. Вокзал)
Central stadium (Kaz. Ortalyq stadıon)
Old city mosque (Kaz. Jóndelgen Pavlodardyń eski meshiti)
Irtysh river view
Abdulfattah Ramazanov mosque
Blagoveschensky cathedral (Russian Orthodox Church)
Catholic church of Saint Thereza

Pavlodar (Павлодар ; Павлодар) is a city in northeastern Kazakhstan and the capital of Pavlodar Region.

Russians — 152,032 (41.63%)

Islam is the most widely practiced religion in Shymkent


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Islam is the most widely practiced religion in Shymkent
Tulpar Talgo train in Shymkent train station
Bike-Sharing station in Shymkent
Russian Drama Theater at Al-Farabi Square
View to Ordabassy Square from the stairs to the Independence Park
Shopping mall "Mega Planet" in Shymkent, Kazakhstan
Palace of Metallurgists
Temple of the Icon of Kazan Mother of God
Train station forecourt
Monument of Baidibek Bi
Arch at Independence Park
Residential complex «Kazakhstan» on Kunayev Boulevard
Residential buildings on Kunaev Boulevard
View of the crossroads of Tauke-khan Avenue and Kunaev Boulevard from "Mega Center Shymkent" shopping mall
View on shopping mall in Shymkent, called ЦУМ in the Russian/Soviet style
Fountains near the Central Department store (ЦУМ)
Al-Farabi st., the view of the local Medical Academy
Turkestan st. (улица Туркестанская)
Aksu Canyon on the outskirts of Shymkent

Shymkent (Шымкент, Şymkent), known until 1993 as Chimkent (Çımkent, چىمكېنت; Yañalif: Çimkent ); Чимкент, is a city in Kazakhstan.

Russian: 8.91%


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Aktobe coat of arms on road side sign at the city limit
The Mausoleum of Kazakh War-leader Olzhas Batyr, outside Aktobe
Aktobe and vicinities (ESA Sentinel-2 satellite image)
The Kargala River flows into the Ilek River on the outskirts of Aktobe
Government building
New buildings in Aktobe
Central Stadium
The railway station in Aktobe

Aktobe (Актобе) is a city on the Ilek River in Kazakhstan.

The former name is still commonly used in the Russian language, and by Russians in Kazakhstan.

Golovkin in 2017

Gennady Golovkin

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Kazakhstani professional boxer.

Kazakhstani professional boxer.

Golovkin in 2017
Distant view of Golovkin fighting against Gabriel Rosado at Madison Square Garden in January 2013
Golovkin's abbreviated nickname, and his catchphrase "Big Drama Show" became trademarks. Jon Bernthal is shown here wearing a recognizable GGG flat brim

Golovkin was born in the city of Karaganda in the Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (present-day Kazakhstan) to a Russian coal miner father and Korean mother, who worked as an assistant in a chemical laboratory.

Golovkin's first boxing gym was in Maikuduk, Karaganda, Kazakhstan, where his first boxing coach was Victor Dmitriev, whom he regards as "very good".