Articles by Alla Dementyeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

New Commemorative Coins Issued for Year of the Horse

ALMATY – On Dec. 3, commemorative gold and silver coins from the Oriental Calendar series called “The Year of the Horse” came into circulation in Kazakhstan. This is the fourth pair of coins of proof quality from the Oriental Calendar series. The coins, which are 500 tenge [about US$3.25] each, are made in the form…