Articles by Aliya Sadykova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Geoparks Can Tell the History of Kazakhstan, Attract Tourism Dollars, says Geologist

In anticipation of Kazakhstan’s upcoming EXPO 2017, geologists are proposing creation of presentational complexes known as geoparks. The potential geoparks will be several thousand times smaller versions of the natural surface of Kazakhstan, with major mineral deposits as well as life-size sculptures of the ancient inhabitants of our earth – dinosaurs, rhinos, mammoths, mastodons and…