Articles by Anastasia Lebedeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Teenagers Waltz at Astana’s First City Ball

ASTANA – The first Astana Kurdastary, or “Peer of the Capital,” city ball to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the city becoming the national capital was held in the Utemisov Palace of Schoolchildren on May 1. Two students from Public School No. 60, Eldan Tleubergenov and Dana Smagul, were chosen as the king and queen…