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CSTO begins pullback from Kazakhstan

CSTO forces have begun their gradual withdrawal from Kazakhstan after it was gripped by anti-government rallies that spilled into deadly violence this month, the Russian military announced Thursday. Russia’s Defense …

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Wired internet access resumes in Kazakhstan’s capital

Wired internet access, suspended in Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan on Monday, was resumed again on Tuesday, but mobile internet services were still not available. The city’s internet services were suspended at approximately …

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Airport opening extended for one day in Almaty

The Almaty airport will be closed until January 10, the press service of the city's air harbor reported. "The airport is closed until 00:00 on January 10, that is, we are extending its opening for a day," RIA Novosti …

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Turkish Airlines to perform special flight to Almaty

Turkish Airlines will perform a special flight to Almaty to evacuate both its own and other companies’ employees, Anadolu Agency reports. According to the agency, tonight,  flight TK 6902 will leave Istanbul. Tomorrow, at …

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Peacekeepers regain control of Almaty airport

On Friday morning, peacekeepers, together with law enforcement agencies of Kazakhstan, took control of the Almaty airport. "By now, together with the law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Almaty airport …

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Tokayev: constitutional order restored in Kazakhstan

Kazakh President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev said on Friday morning that constitutional order had been largely restored in all regions of the country. "Constitutional order has basically been restored in all regions of the country. …

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President's Almaty residence freed from looters

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, the situation in Almaty remains tense; clashes are still taking place in the city between law enforcement officers and participants in the riots. According to the Khabar-24 TV …

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Why is Kazakstan in flames?

Since the beginning of January, riots are raging in Kazakhstan. Started initially as rallies against the doubling of LPG prices in the western provinces, they quickly became nationwide. Demonstrations are no longer peaceful. Immediately after the …

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Almaty police starts mopping-up operation

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan announced the beginning of the mopping-up operation in Almaty. The police officers are heading towards the streets of Karasai Batyr - Masanchi. According to the press service of the …

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People injured in shooting in Almaty

The shooting took place on Republic Square in Almaty. According to Sputnik Kazakhstan, groups of 5-6 people are fleeing from the side of the republic's square, there are wounded among them. It is noted that visibility is …

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Protesters loot offices of television channels in Almaty

Demonstrators ransacked the offices of Mir, Qazaqstan, Khabar, Eurasia and KTK TV channels in Alma-Ata, the Khabar-24 TV Channel reports on Thursday. According to the TV channel, one of the employees of the Qazaqstan channel suffered …

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Gunmen surround two large hospitals in Almaty

Gunmen have surrounded two large hospitals in Almaty and are not letting patients and medical staff inside, the Kazakh state broadcaster reported on Thursday. According to the state broadcaster, the armed groups surrounded hospitals …

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Counter-terror operation underway in Almaty

The law-enforcement personnel have launched a special counter-terror operation in Almaty where looting continues, the Almaty commandant’s office reported on Wednesday. "A special counter-terror operation has been launched in …

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