Articles by By Tatiana Bek

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Astana Opera Soloist Akhmetova Takes Prize in International Vocal Competition

ASTANA – Astana Opera soloist Saltanat Akhmetova reached the finals of the Neue Stimmen vocal competition in Gutersloh, Germany, and was awarded the Classic Autumn Prize. Out of 428 participants, 40 passed the qualifying round and only nine made it to the finals. A jury made up of directors of the largest theatres in Europe…