Marat Tazhin

Articles by Marat Tazhin

23 September 2009

The world must abolish nuclear weapons

Marat Tazhin

At the June 18 ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the last nuclear test at Semipalatinsk, the site of hundreds of Soviet-era nuclear tests, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev proposed that August 29--the day of the very first nuclear explosion at the site--should be declared by the United Nations as the "World Day of Renouncing Weapons of Mass Destruction."