|Last Updated:||October 1, 2009|
|Subordinate To:||The relationship between Volkovgeologiya and Zharys is unclear. Bakhytzhan Berikbolov is general director of both.|
Activities: Zharys investigates areas in Kazakhstan for uranium deposits. It has also conducted radiation mapping of various areas of the republic to measure sources of radiation emission. 
 Natalya Todorova, "Is Uranium Our Friend or Enemy?" Kazakhstanskaya pravda, 4 April 1996, p. 5; in "Public Fears of Radiation Contamination," FBIS-SOV-96-086-S.