Articles by Nurbek Amisha

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Botai horses in North Kazakhstan were first to be domesticated, says UK professor

ASTANA – Alan Outram, a professor of archaeological science at the University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom has studied the Botai culture in North Kazakhstan over the last two decades. He and his colleagues conducted excavations at Botai and proved horses were first domesticated within what is now modern-day Kazakhstan approximately 5,500 years ago.…