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Nevada-Semipalatinsk Movement 1989-

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May 1990

'Nevada-Semipalatinsk' Antinuclear Movement (Kazakhstan, USSR), Chronology of the Movement 1989-1990

A timeline describing the conception and subsequent activities of the Nevada-Semipalatinsk Nuclear Movement. Special attention is given to Kazakh-U.S. cooperation, acts of protest, and nuclear tests carried out by the USSR. The timeline ends with the International Citizens Congress for a Nuclear Test Ban in May 1990.

1989

Nevada-Semipalatinsk Movement, 'Brief Information on Semipalatinsk Test Site'

A pamphlet about the Semipalatinsk Test Site, describing its history of nuclear testing from 1949 to 1989. Detailed information about the radioactive fallout from the tests is provided. The guide also gives information about the physical ailments  nuclear tests rendered on local populations and includes rates of cancer, mental diseases, and infant mortality in the region.

1991

Collection of Documents Sent by the International Society for Human Rights

The documents in this collection surround two separate topics. One topic involves the status of Almaz Estekov, a political refugee in the United States who was active in the antinuclear and environmental movements of the late 1980s and early 1990s. The second topic involves children suffering from the effects of nuclear testing in Kazakhstan. The names of these children, the ailments they are suffering, and a proposal to establish a laboratory to help monitor environmental pollution in Kazakhstan are included. 

May 1990

Programme for the International Citizens Congress for a Nuclear Test Ban

This shortened program for the International Citizens Congress for a Nuclear Test Ban broadly describes the daily activities of congress participants. According to the program, the congress will include a variety of receptions, working committees, dinners, press-conferences, and speakers.

March 2, 1990

Letter, Olzhas Suleimenov to Matthew Evangelista

A letter from Olzhas Suleimenov welcoming participants to the upcoming International Citizens Congress for a Nuclear Test Ban. Suleimenov describes the recent successes of the Nevada-Semipalatinsk Movement and explains that forming a united voice with the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War will lead to future victories.