Articles by Galia Shimyrbayeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

New Projects Unearth Kyzylorda’s Ancient Past

An archaeological expedition is set to begin work in the Aral Sea region, an area called a “node of ethnogenesis of the Kazakhs,” by prominent Soviet researcher Sergei Tolstoy. The history of the Aral Sea region and the lower Syr Darya River dates back to remote ages. Here, Palaeolithic and Neolithic monuments of hunters, fishers…