Articles by Natalya Valuiskaya

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Artist Yermolenko Jubilee Exhibiton Held in Almaty

ALMATY – A jubilee exhibition of Alexander Yermolenko was held recently at the State Abilkhan Kasteyev Museum, in which the artist presented about a hundred of his works. His classmates, teachers, colleagues who came to congratulate the artist on the jubilee event appreciated his works and stressed that the best traditions of artistic graphics continued.…

Artist Enjoys Opportunity to Open New Gazeef Art Hall

ALMATY – The cultural life of the city has been enhanced by the opening of a new gallery at the Gazeeff Art Hall. The exhibition displays the work of Kazakh artist Vyacheslav Lyui-Ko. Slightly dimmed light and the soft reflection of mirror-polished slabs and the contrasting lights and shadows give a clear one-on-one feeling with…

Invataxi Service in Almaty Breaks Down Barriers for People with Disabilities

ALMATY – A special taxi service for passengers with disabilities, Invataxi, is helping break down barriers and promote equal access to education and employment in Almaty and around the country. To access the service, a disabled person must bring an inquiry from the local social security office, a certificate from a medical professional and an…

Invataxi Service in Almaty Breaks Down Barriers for People with Disabilities

ALMATY – A special taxi service for passengers with disabilities, Invataxi, is helping break down barriers and promote equal access to education and employment in Almaty and around the country. To access the service, a disabled person must bring an inquiry from the local social security office, a certificate from a medical professional and an…

Endangered Demoiselle Crane Population Growing

ALMATY – Kazakhstan’s rare demoiselle crane is growing in population and may soon leave the list of endangered bird species known as the “Red Book.” “This rare bird’s population is getting larger,” said Dr. Professor Anatoly Kovshar, a veteran of the Kazakh Nature Protection Society (KNPS) at this organization’s jubilee congress. “As you know, the…

Flower Festival Lightens up Almaty

ALMATY – The park of the First President of Kazakhstan saw the flower festival “Almaty – Gul Qala” (Almaty – the city of flowers) organized by the Almaty city administration. This is the third annual festival of flowers in Almaty aimed at protection of greenery, and it is much awaited by the citizens and guests…