Articles by Bakhytzhan Kanapyanov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Abai’s Legacy Helps Kazakhs Better Understand Their Identity Today

Abai’s works, including his most famous book “Kara Soz” (Book of Words), which consists of 45 brief parables and philosophical treatises, have been translated into many languages. Interest in Abai’s work is growing. The number of his followers and promoters is increasing as well as the number of books about him in print. Every person…