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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

New Measures Reflect Kazakhstan’s Firm Commitment to Human Rights Protection, Chair of Presidential Commission Says

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree “On amendments and additions to the decree of the President of Kazakhstan dated June 9, 2021 No. 597 ‘On further measures in Kazakhstan in the field of human rights” last week. Igor Rogov, the Chairman of the Human Rights Commission under the President of Kazakhstan, member…

Neurosurgeon Brings New Lifesaving Treatments to Kazakhstan

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s leading neurosurgeon, Serik Akshulakov, has performed more than 5,000 complex operations using special microscopic equipment. Today, the well-known doctor, who also holds the title “Kazakhstan Yenbek Sinirgen Kairatkeri” (Merited Worker of Kazakhstan), heads the National Centre of Neurosurgery (NCN) in Astana. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of…