Articles by Iliyas Omarov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Mixed Fortunes for Barys under Koreshkov

ASTANA – Astana Barys have now played eleven matches since the resignation of the club’s first ever home-grown coach, Yerlan Sagymbayev. The team is now being led by acting head coach Yevgeny Koreshkov through its eighth season in the Continental Hockey League (KHL). In four of these matches, Barys won in regular time, including taking…