Kazakh President sets deadline for withdrawing Russian troops

Kazakh President sets deadline for withdrawing Russian troops

The CSTO peacekeeping force, led by Russia, will begin withdrawing from January 13, expected to be completed in 10 days, according to the President of Kazakhstan. “The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) peacekeeping force has successfully completed its main task. …

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UN criticizes Kazakh soldiers wearing peacekeeping helmets

UN criticizes Kazakh soldiers wearing peacekeeping helmets

The United Nations protested against Kazakhstan after its soldiers wore green hats of peacekeepers when dealing with riots. Photos appeared in the media last week showing some Kazakh servicemen wearing field uniforms and blue bulletproof helmets with the letter “UN” …

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Kazakh President allows shooting to kill rioters

Kazakh President allows shooting to kill rioters

President Tokayev refused to negotiate with the protesters, allowing security forces to open fire to destroy “armed thugs” causing riots. “We are dealing with groups of armed thugs trained both at home and abroad. These thugs, terrorists must be destroyed, …

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Looting in the midst of Kazakh riots

Looting in the midst of Kazakh riots

Protests in Kazakhstan turned into riots and looting as opportunists took advantage of the chaos to scavenge for belongings. A series of videos on social media this week showed violent mobs in Kazakhstan breaking into shops and taking advantage of …

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Kazakh police say they ‘destroyed dozens of attackers’

Kazakh police say they 'destroyed dozens of attackers'

Kazakh soldiers in the city of Almaty, where hundreds of people protested – Photo: REUTERS On January 6, the situation in Kazakhstan was extremely tense with protests. In the city of Almaty, protests turned violent and participants attacked police, stormed …

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