Articles by Alibek Nurlybayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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…

Recent Book Seeks to Trace Modern Civilisations’ Roots to Turkic Nomads

ASTANA – A recent book, coming from an unlikely historian, seeks to challenge the traditional historical concepts and shed a new light on the role the Turkic-speaking nomads of central Eurasia had played in shaping modern civilisations. The book, Under the Wolf’s Nest: A Turkic Rhapsody, was written by Professor Kairat Zakiryanov, President of the…

Book Seeks to Trace Modern Civilisations’ Roots to Turkic Nomads

ASTANA – A recent book, coming from an unlikely historian, seeks to challenge the traditional historical concepts and shed a new light on the role the Turkic-speaking nomads of central Eurasia had played in shaping modern civilisations. The book, Under the Wolf’s Nest: A Turkic Rhapsody, was written by Professor Kairat Zakiryanov, President of the…