Articles by Aidar Uteshev

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Orbulak Battle Re-Enacted to Commemorate Formation of Kazakh Khanate

ALMATY – An historical re-enactment of the Orbulak Battle recently took place in the Taldykorgan hippodrome, said the press service of the Almaty city akimat (city administration). The performance dedicated to the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate involved more than 600 people, including well-known Kazakh stuntmen, and was divided into three…

Hollywood Actor and Martial Arts Master Steven Seagal Comes to Astana

ASTANA – Famous Hollywood actor, director and producer Steven Seagal has arrived in Astana to take part in the First International Festival of Martial Arts, which will be held to mark the Day of the Capital celebrations. Seagal, who has achieved the level of 7th dan in the Aikikai school of Aikido came to the…