Articles by David Massow

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Conference in Washington Stressed Importance of Integration in Central Asia

WASHINGTON – The challenges and opportunities of regional integration in Central Asia were recently brought back to light at an international conference, which gathered U.S. government officials, Central Asian scholars and American experts on the region, as well as representatives of Washington’s diplomatic corps and media. The forum, “Prospects for Regional Integration in Central Asia,”…

Jewish Children’s Band from Kazakhstan Performs in New England

BOSTON – Prahim, a youth dance and vocal group comprised of talented Jewish teenagers from Kazakhstan, has been performing in New England as part of a delegation representing Kazakhstan’s Jewish community. After arriving on Oct. 23, the group performed several concerts for Boston’s Jewish community, including on the stage of the Makor Jewish Cultural and…

US Energy Secretary Pays Tribute to Kazakhstan’s Leadership in Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Conference in Washington Marks Fifth Anniversary of United Nations Day Against Nuclear Tests By Daniel Massow WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz said Sept. 15 that the world will be a safer and more secure place if nuclear testing is relegated to the pages of history. He was among several eminent speakers…