Articles by Leila Muzaparova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Major World Economic Trends and Kazakhstan’s Anti-Crisis Strategy

The world economy, according to the latest estimates, has greatly slowed its pace of growth, which is significantly below expectations. In June 2015, the World Bank published its data on global growth in 2014, which it estimated to be only 2.6 percent, while the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) data from its April 2015 World Economic…