Articles by Bolat Mukhashev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Solar a Smart Alternative for Kazakhstan

Kazatomprom plans to start producing high-purity silicon and reach a full production cycle of solar panels by 2015. Today, Kazakhstan is not only developing renewable energy, but also creating a vertically integrated production process, from quartz raw materials to high-tech products: solar cells. This work has been done in just three years. It actually started…