October 01, 2021
Nuclear Energy in Kazakhstan? The Problem of Accountability
By Nazira Kozhanova
In Kazakhstan, the topic of nuclear energy comes wrapped in the legacy of the Semipalatinsk, the Soviet nuclear testing site.
September 02, 2021
Japan and Kazakhstan: Partners in Nuclear Disarmament
By Marin Ekstrom
Tokyo and Nur-Sultan share a commitment to nuclear non-proliferation rooted in their first-hand experiences with the trauma of nuclear weapons.
July 16, 2020
75 Years After Trinity: The Human Cost of Nuclear Tests
By Jon Letman
Talk of new U.S. testing deeply concerns those who have first-hand knowledge of nuclear devastation.
August 23, 2017
Pugwash and Kazakhstan’s Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
By Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
No country in peacetime has suffered more from nuclear testing than Kazakhstan or done more to champion the cause of disarmament.
March 25, 2017
Discussing Dictators and Nuclear Fallout in Central Asia
By Catherine Putz
A detailed look at the Afghan border, a discussion of dictators, and a secret report on Semipalatinsk; recommended reads.
December 05, 2014
We Must Step Back From the Nuclear Precipice
By Karipbek Kuyukov
Nuclear weapons have already exacted a terrible toll. Now, more than ever, this must be remembered.