Articles by David Bradshaw, Special to The Astana Times

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakhstan remains undiscovered bird-watching destination

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s location, where Asia meets Europe, has long made it a place where people meet and mix. But what makes Kazakhstan special for humans also makes it stand out for wildlife and, in particular, birds. The country’s geographical position, un-spoilt nature and variety of habitats attract a fantastic array of species. That is…