Articles by Alla Dementieva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Industry Figures Indicate Growth in Domestic Auto Manufacturing

In 2013, about 38,000 cars and 2,290 trucks were assembled in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan made cars now constitute 21 percent of all new car sales in the country, according to the Kazakhstan Auto Business Association. “Significant results in the development of the auto industry were achieved with state support, especially through programmes developed and introduced by…

Survey Compares Countries’ Wedding Spending Habits

ALMATY – Newlyweds in east European and such Oriental countries and China and Vietnam are partial to Hummers and decorated limousines for their wedding motorcades, according to a recent multi-country study on wedding spending habits conducted by the Home Credit Group, one of Europe’s leading providers of consumer finance. The study focused on the Czech…