Recent imprisonments of accomplished Russian nuclear weapons scientists raise further questions about the dubious claims made about new nuclear capable missiles and systems.
Dutch officials are backing up the long-standing assertion that Russia is flouting the landmark agreement of international security.
The Kazakh government is offering professional training, grants, jobs and other support to encourage young IT specialists at home and abroad.
The state-funded programme will enable more than a half-million Kazakhs to advance their computer skills in various information technologies.
More than 1,500 people from across the region attended lectures, master classes and business meetings during the three-day festival in Almaty.
Greenhouses are extending the growing season and diversifying the crops produced in Kyrgyzstan's mountainous areas.
The international fair will help Kazakhstan to attract foreign investors and develop tourism, experts believe.