Articles by Cristina Conte

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 Cinema Industry: A New Era For Female Directors and Modern Topics

NUR-SULTAN — In the last years, the Kazakh cinema industry has thrived with a new generation of directors that have attracted international attention for their work. From Olga Korotko to Marina Kunarova, women are at the forefront of this brave new era.  In 2015 The Guardian was referring to Zhanna Issabayeva as “one of the…