Articles by Anastasia Prilepskaya

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakhstan to introduce world standards for laboratory practice

ASTANA – Kazakhstan is set to implement the principles of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), which will allow the results of testing in Kazakhstan’s laboratories to be recognised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2019, Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek said at a recent government meeting. “Introduction of GLP principles…

Aidyn Aimbetov: Younger Generation Still Interested in Space Exploration

Aidyn Aimbetov, Kazakhstan’s third cosmonaut and a colonel in the country’s Air Force, travelled to the International Space Station Sept. 2 as part of an international crew. He remained in space for 10 days, conducting research. Our interview with him covers how flights to space impact the human body and what was actually done during…