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Kazakhstan writes off debts of more than 3 million citizens

More than 3 million Kazakhs in the energy-rich country of 18 million will get help to escape debts averaging 300,000 tenge ($790).

24-year old Kazakhstani man becomes first to use wirelessly-charged bionic heart

Tursunov's bionic heart (or VAD) doesn't need a power cord thanks to a charging system created by Israeli tech company Leviticus Cardio, eliminating one of the biggest points of failure in a device that cannot afford to fail.

The Scythian empire flourishes in central Eurasia

The Scythians inhabited Scythia from at least the 11th century BC to the 2nd century C.E. In the seventh century BC, the Scythians controlled large swaths of territory throughout Eurasia.

Humans from the Andronovo culture of the central Eurasian steppe invent the chariot (~2,000 B.C.E. ???)

The earliest fully developed spoke-wheeled horse chariots are from the chariot burials of the Andronovo (Timber-Grave) sites of the Sintashta-Petrovka Proto-Indo-Iranian culture in modern Russia and Kazakhstan from around 2000 BC.

The apple is domesticated for the first-time, perhaps in modern-day Kazakhstan

Scientists believe that apples were first domesticated in the Tian Shan region of southern Kazakhstan. In fact, by as early as 2000 BC, domesticated apples were being grafted in the Near East.