Articles by Oleg Vasiliev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakhstan’s Path to Building a Progressive Nation

Editor’s note:  The analytical article published on Zakon.kz, an online news outlet, describes Kazakhstan’s path to normalization of the economic and political situation after gaining independence. The article was originally written in Russian.  NUR-SULTAN – On Dec. 16, 1991, the Supreme Council adopted the Constitutional Law “On the State Independence of Kazakhstan.” The government set…