Articles by Raushan Shulembaeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakh Students Produce New Cheaper, Low Pollution Water Filter

ALMATY – A filter for purifying drinking water using nanostructured minerals developed at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Science and Technology Park may be presented at EXPO 2017 in Astana, its creators say. The filter is one of the first such devices to be produced in Kazakhstan. The developers, students Assylbek Aimurzayev, Nikolai Kiyashko and…

Year in Review Poll Shows Curious, Proud Nation

ASTANA – According to a recent opinion poll by the Institute of Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies under Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Education and Science, the citizens of Kazakhstan today perceive themselves as living in a full-fledged, self-sufficient state with a sound economy and political system. One main trend in 2013 is a surge of…

Hung Song Korean Theatre’s Legend of Arirang Is on Tour in Kazakhstan

ALMATY – The Korean theatre has brought to Kazakhstan a musical-poetic drama, Legend of Arirang. The performance with a minimum of scenery, costumes and cast (only six actors) has a deep philosophical content. The music in it is piano compositions echoing Korean traditional throat singing, pansori. The amazing plasticity of the actors, their beautiful voices,…

Korean Diaspora Celebrates Constitution Day

ALMATY – A gala concert in the State Korean Theatre of Musical Comedy commemorated Kazakhstan’s Constitution Day marked on August 30. The concert brought together representatives of ethno-cultural centres and lovers of Korean culture in an ethnic celebration of an important national holiday for the young, multi-ethnic country. “The Constitution has provided equal rights for…