Articles by Assel Satubaldina, Zhanna Shayakhmetova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 President Declares January 10 as National Day of Mourning

NUR-SULTAN – January 10 has been declared the National Day of Mourning for those who lost their lives in massive unrest that swept across Kazakhstan. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the decree on Jan. 8, reported his press office.  On Jan. 8 and Jan. 9,  Tokayev met with the country’s Prosecutor General, Chair of the…

Kazakhstan Declares State of Emergency After Fuel Price Protests

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has declared a state of emergency from Jan. 5 to Jan. 19 after fuel price protests began in the country, to ensure public safety and protect the rights and freedoms of people in the Mangystau and Almaty regions and the cities of Almaty and Nur-Sultan, reported Akorda.  As “the…