Articles by Almaz Sharman, Professor of Medicine

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

The Spirit of the Steppes and Winds of the Prairies: what is common between Kazakhstan and America

When it comes to the United States of America, one can often hear diametrically opposed opinions. Some people think it to be a country with immoderate imperial ambitions, double standards, philistine morality and a low level of education and culture. Some even depreciatingly call its residents ‘Americos,’ associating them with ignorance, naivety and aggressiveness. Meanwhile,…