Articles by Laura Tusupbekova and Bektur Kadyrov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Birzhan-Sara opera opens season at new Astana Opera Theatre

ASTANA – On June 21, the opera “Birzhan-Sara,” directed by Yuri Alexandrov, premiered at the recently opened Astana Opera Theatre with President Nursultan Nazarbayev and other dignitaries in attendance. The opening coincides with the 100th anniversary of the birth of the opera composer, Mukan Tulebayev, and comes only shortly before the beginning of Day of…