Articles by Arsen Batyrbekov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakh Cosmonaut to Join Next Trip to International Space Station

ASTANA – Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov will be included in an expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), announced President Nursultan Nazarbayev on July 3. “According to an agreement between the President of Kazakhstan [Nursultan Nazarbayev] and President of Russia Vladimir Putin about participation of a Kazakhstan citizen in a flight to the International Space…