Articles by Victor Kiyanskiy

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Astana’s Green Trajectory

The results of the international architectural competition for the best design for the EXPO 2017 exhibition complex were summarized in Astana in late October. The winning company, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture designed a huge sphere with a diameter of 150 metres that represents the sustainable development of our country and our nation’s concern…