23 May 1992
In 1992, Kazakhstan joined to the NPT
Lisbon Protocol is the protocol to the Agreement between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, which was signed in Lisbon on May 23, 1992 by Russia, USA, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
This protocol is a supplement to the US-Soviet Treaty on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, signed in 1991.
After signing the Lisbon Protocol, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus have been recognized by the parties of the START treaty-I, joined to the NPT and were included in the list of countries that do not possess nuclear weapons. All strategic nuclear warheads located on their territories pledged to eliminate or transfer to Russia.
23 May 1924
Birthday of Kimal Akishev
Kimal Akishev (1924–2003) was the doctor of historical science, one of the founders of Archaeological Science of Kazakhstan, corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute (Germany, 1982), winner of the State Prize of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of Science of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize Sh. Ualihanov. He was the participant of the Great Patriotic War. Kimal was born in Pavlodar region. He graduated the Kazakh State University (now the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi). Since 1954, he led Zhetisuski, North Kazakhstan and South Kazakhstan archaeological expeditions. Since 1991, Kimal was a Senior Researcher at University of Archaeology name after A. Margulan and the Head of the Department of Archaeology.
From 2000, he was the head of World History, Archeology and Ethnology Eurasian State University named after L.Gumilyov. Collected scientific information about the historical monuments Saryarka opened the «Golden Man» in Issyk barrow (5–4 BC), mounds «Besshatyr» (1957–1961) Otyrar monuments with world significance.
- Tomorrow 23 April
- Birthday of the National Hero of Kazakhstan Kasym Kaysenov