Articles by Yekaterina Yelisseyeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

No fines will be assessed if children do not begin school at age 6

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science will not assess fines if children do not begin school at age 6. According to the education law, pre-school education and training are available for children one-six. Six-year-olds are enrolled in first grade. Children with special needs may be deferred until age eight. “We do not…

“The Kazakh Khanate. The Golden Throne” premieres in Astana

ASTANA – “The Kazakh Khanate. The Golden Throne” premiered Feb. 26 in the capital. The series, based on Ilyas Esenberlin’s novel “Diamond Sword,” retells the story of the struggle for the great steppe and Kazakh statehood from 1470-1485. “This is one of the most difficult periods in the history of the Kazakh Khanate. The film…