Articles by Zhubanysh Baygurinov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Aktobe Farmers, Authorities Expanding Beef Cattle Production

AKTOBE REGION – Authorities in Aktobe are focusing on cattle farming in their regions, commissioning feedlots and providing funds for the purchase of breeding animals. To provide the region with productive livestock and increase the export potential of Kazakh-produced meat, Aktobe authorities are turning their attention to developing domestic breeds, such as the Auliekol and…

Kazakh Oil Company Enhances Russian, Kazakh Cooperation

AKTOBE REGION – KazakhOil Aktobe is an example of beneficial cooperation between oil production specialists from Kazakhstan and Russia. The company was founded by state-owned KazMunayGas and Caspian Investments Resources, a Lukoil Overseas and Sinopec joint venture.  KazakhOil Aktobe has been involved in the development of the Alibekmola and Kozhasai oil and gas fields since…

Monotown’s Development Plan Spurs Economic Growth

AKTOBE REGION – An ore mining and processing enterprise of TNK KazChrom is developing a large industrial centre in the once single-industry mining town of Khromtau that now employs more than 7,600 people. TNK KazChrom has allocated more than 430 million tenge (US$2.8 million) for the town’s development and the centre is continuing to modernise…

Two Kazakh Writers Immortalized in Bronze

AKTOBE – A monument to prominent national writers Takhaui Akhtanov and Kuandyk Shangytbayev was opened in the Aktobe region on Dec. 30. A stone for that monument to the great Kazakh playwright and his close associate poet Shangytbayev was laid in one of the squares on an Aktobe street that bears his name last September…

Exhibit Shows Natural Wonders of Martuks District

AKTOBE – The Zhasyl Olkem (“green corner” in Kazakh) exhibition at the Aktobe regional historical museum is currently displaying photographs, videos and other artefacts relating to the natural beauty of the Martuks district. The exhibition is intended to expand attitudes toward environmentalism, promote patriotism and preserve the region’s cultural heritage. Martuks boasts a remarkable natural…