Articles by Oleg Vasilyev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Zakon.kz: Tracking Kazakhstan’s Development Path Over 30 Years of Independence

The last decade of the existence of the Soviet Union led to its collapse and gradual recession in the economics of all member countries. On December 8, 1991, three countries — the founders of the USSR — signed an agreement, terminating the union, and it instantly became extinct.  Kazakhstan had managed to overcome all the…