Articles by Saniya Bulatkulova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Region Celebrates Holiday Dedicated to Horse Milk with Kymyzmuryndyk-2022 Festival

NUR-SULTAN  – The spectacular Kymyzmuryndyk-2022 regional folk festival dedicated to a revered ancient holiday celebrating kumys, fermented mare’s milk, took place in Talas district of Zhambyl Region on May 14, the region’s akimat (city administration) reported.  According to Greek historian Herodotus, Scythians, ancient tribes of nomadic warriors who originally lived in what is now modern-day…

Kazakh Film “Assault” Wins Grand Jury Award at 38th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN  – The film “Shturm” (Assault) by Kazakh director Adilkhan Yerzhanov won the grand jury award for Best Narrative Feature at the 38th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) held May 5-13, reported the Kazakhfilm press service. The film tells the story of a school located in a fictional remote village in Kazakhstan called…

Kazakhstan Continues to Increase International Air Travel, Resumes Railway Service with Neighboring Countries

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan is steadily resuming air travel and increasing flights to foreign countries due to a remarkable improvement in the epidemiological situation and the easing of quarantine restrictions, reported the Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee on its Telegram channel on May 12.  The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development recently announced that flights to European…

Kazakh Institute for Strategic Studies Explains Essentials of Reform Process in New Series of Podcasts (Video)

NUR-SULTAN  – The Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Kazakhstan (KazISS) launched a series of podcasts featuring essential issues on the development of Kazakhstan on its YouTube channel on April 28, reports the institute’s press service. Established in 1993, KazISS is an influential think tank, which leads the top three think tanks…

Kazakh School Adopts Best Educational Practices to Reach Talented Rural Schoolchildren

NUR-SULTAN  – Every child dreams of studying at a school that can provide the best learning opportunities, and for rural children, who are not able to reach their full potential due to the level of schooling and lack of teachers in rural areas, this dream is now becoming more real.  Among the 53 boarding schools…

Kazakh Pop Singer Dimash Kudaibergen’s Songs Premiere on German Radio

NUR-SULTAN – The world-famous Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen’s songs were streamed during the Dimash & Igor Special broadcast on a German radio station called Moviedance for the first time on May 8, reported Dimashnews.com. Such Kazakh songs as “Samaltau,” “Daididau,” “Umytylmas kun” (An Unforgettable Day) and “Mahabbat Ber Magan” (Give Me Love) and some compositions…

Fostering Global Nuclear Security: Kazakhstan Launches IVG.1M Research Reactor Using Low-Enriched Uranium

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan’s National Nuclear Center launched its IVG.1M research reactor using low-enriched uranium (LEU) on May 5, reports the  Kazakh Ministry of Energy.  The IVG.1M research reactor is an upgraded version of the IVG.1 reactor used for tests of fuel assemblies (FA) and cores of high-temperature gas-cooled reactors including nuclear jet propulsion (NJP) reactors…

Local Hero Goes Viral in Kazakhstan After Saving Three-Year-Old Girl From Falling Out Of 8th Floor Window (Video)

NUR-SULTAN  – The heroic act of Sabit Shontakbayev, who saved a three-year-old child from falling from an eighth-floor window on the morning of May 11 in the Kazakh capital, went viral on social media platforms. According to the Khabar TV channel, a little girl, who was left alone in the room, climbed out a window.…

Kazakh Scientists Create More Affordable Bone Regeneration Biomaterial

NUR-SULTAN – The scientists from the Kazakh Institute of Combustion Problems produced a biomaterial for bone regeneration, called hydroxyapatite, which is three times cheaper than its foreign alternatives, reports the Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science. Hydroxyapatite is a naturally occurring form of calcium phosphate mineral and an essential element in bone regeneration. It is…

Kazakhstan to Develop New Scenic Routes, Improve Existing Trails

NUR-SULTAN  – The Minister of Culture and Sports Dauren Abayev announced plans to develop new tourist routes in the country following a meeting with representatives of the Kazakh Tourism national company, local tour operators and officials of Almaty and the Almaty Region’s city administration in late April, reported the ministry’s press service. Five scenic routes…