Articles by Olga Malakhova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Living Donor Liver Transplant Performed in Municipal Almaty Hospital

ALMATY – A liver transplant between related patients, with a living donor, was performed in Almaty’s Municipal Hospital No. 7. This is not the first such transplant to take place in Kazakhstan, but the fact that it was performed in a local hospital rather than a leading national medical centre indicates that badly needed transplant…

Cancer Fund’s Newest Project Provides Mobile Palliative Care

ALMATY – The public fund Together Against Cancer, which recently marked its five-year anniversary, has launched a new project to create a mobile team of palliative care in Almaty. The fund’s newest project aims to help cancer patients end their lives in comfort and dignity. The philosophy of palliative care is to create comfort and…

Artist Creates Silk Paintings with Ballpoint Pen

ALMATY – Member of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan, Orazbek Yessenbayev, whose personal exhibition “Kobyznama” was recently displayed at the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, employs many artistic mediums – drawing, graphic design, sculpting and painting. This time, in November, the artist presented personal works made in a lesser known manner – silk painting…

Book discovers historical heritage of Zhetysu region

The book “Zhetysu. Monuments and Museums” is a complete and colourful edition of the history of Almaty region, which has not yet been published in the country before. Turning its pages one can “visit” more than twenty museums of the region and see over a thousand of its sites. In fact, according to the chief…