Articles by Yelena Brusilovskaya

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

We Are All the APK, Jewish Cultural Centre Founder Says

Alexander Baron was behind the creation of the ethnic cultural centres in Kazakhstan, so he can rightfully say that the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan (APK) is a significant part of his life. Baron continues to work actively in the APK through his chairmanship of the Mitzvah Association of Jewish national organisations of Kazakhstan.…

Kazakh Surgeons Demonstrate Microsurgery Development

ALMATY – The recent fifth Congress of Kazakh Surgeons demonstrated new possibilities in transplantology. The surgeons, together with their colleagues from Tomsk University, first replaced a damaged joint in a hand with an artificial, ceramic one. This operation was conducted by Mismil Muradov D, Head of the Department of Reconstructive and Plastic Microsurgery of Syzganov…

Kazakh, International Cancer Specialists Discuss Latest Treatments in Almaty

ALMATY – After a 13-year hiatus, the Congress of Oncologists and Radiologists of Kazakhstan was held for the fifth time on April 29-30 in Almaty, gathering representatives of international oncology services and more than 700 specialists and professionals from all regions of Kazakhstan to discuss the latest developments in the treatment and diagnosis of the…

Azimkhan: al-Farabi Was a Symbol of the Islamic Golden Age

In recent years, our society has become more interested in history as a basis for national identity. According to professor and expert on Islamic philosophy and culture Dr. Anel Azimkhan, just as a tree becomes more resilient and more majestic as its roots deepen, the knowledge of one’s own history allows for more fruitful development…

Semirechye Portraits Exhibition Opens in Almaty

ALMATY – Pavel Marikovsky’s impressions of the nature of Semirechye, which he explored, described and popularised in numerous books, are now on display in 38 canvases in Almaty. Marikovsky wasn’t a professional artist and only started to create in his later years. The world-famous entomologist, doctor of biological sciences, veteran officer of the Great Patriotic…

120th Anniversary of First Kazakh Painter Marked in Almaty

ALMATY – In many ways, Latifa Khodzhikova is a symbolic figure in the Kazakh art. And not just because she was the first female Kazakh professional scene painter, a great expert of national costumes and ornamental art of the Kazakhs, a skilled worker who created fancy yurts and handmade carpets, which were applauded by connoisseurs…