This is Argyn's blog. I comment on topics of my interests such as software, math, finance, and music. Also, I write about local events in Northern Virginia, USA and all things related to Kazakhstan

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Kaisha Atakhanova

Kaisha Atakhanova, 47, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Atakhanova led a successful campaign to prevent nuclear waste from being commercially imported into the Republic of Kazakhstan. A biologist specializing in the genetic effects of nuclear radiation, Atakhanova founded and directs the Karaganda Ecological Center which promotes grassroots democracy-building and environmental protection within government and civil society.

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