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Monday, 23 August 2004

KAZAKHSTAN COMES IN OUT OF THE COLD


Kazakhstan has just ratified the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty. Both treaties come into force in the Republic on 12 November 2004.

The IPKat, who is known for his elegant singing (he is a keen member of a cats' chorus for whom he has penned many kitty-ditties) is delighted to know that his rights will now be protected so well there in the future.

Kazakhstan culture here, here, here and here
12 November birthdays here, here and here
The best-known Kazakhstani in the West here, here and here


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