Articles by Rufiya Ospanova and Jan Furst

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Samruk Kazyna Announces Focus on Kazakhstan Way 2050

ASTANA – The Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund announced at a meeting of fund companies on Feb. 26 that it will focus in 2014 on implementing the elements of the Kazakhstan Way 2050 strategy laid out in President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s latest state-of-the-nation address. Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov attended the meeting, which was followed by…