Articles by Natalya-Aurora Kim

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 Alexandra Roganova shares her ‘Life Cycle’

ALMATY – Any meeting with Alexandra Roganova, an artist from Almaty, is an occasion for wonder. She switches from the mystical, like Vladimir Vernadsky’s theory on the noosphere, straight to more homespun topics like salmon spawning. Roganova’s artistic interests are equally widespread. She paints, draws, makes ceramics and shoots photographs. She might drive 1,000 kilometres…