Articles by Anastasia Schwartz

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

‘An Illustrated History of Kazakhstan’ Presented in U.S.

“An Illustrated History of Kazakhstan,” a recent book co-authored by several prominent experts and edited by Jeremy Tredinnick, was presented in Washington during an Oct. 6 event dedicated to the celebration of the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate. The ceremony followed last month’s visit to the United States by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to…