Articles by Yuri Alexandrov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

23rd Memorial Track and Field Tournament for Kosanov Held in Almaty

ALMATY – The 23rd Memorial for Gusman Kosanov track and field tournament was held recently in Almaty earlier in June. Iranian sprinters Khasan Tafian and Reza Khasemi placed first and second respectively in the tournament’s prestigious 100-metre race. Tafian finished in 10.15 seconds and Khasemi finished in 10.16 seconds. Their finishes qualified them at various…