Articles by Ines Berzhanova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Constitutional Court: Risks and Expectations

Every Kazakh citizen will have the right to appeal to the Constitutional Court from Jan. 1, 2023.  The Prosecutor General and the Ombudsperson will be able to challenge the constitutionality of a law or a legal provision and establish the truth before the Constitutional Court. Igor Rogov, the former Deputy Chairman of the Constitutional Court…