Russia's foreign intelligence chief Sergei Naryshkin commented on the situation in Kyrgyzstan.
He warned that the tensions have reached a "dangerous scale."
Naryshkin said that Moscow urges the parties to the conflict to show restrain, RIA Novosti reported.
On Wednesday, the special forces of Kyrgyzstan’s State Committee for National Security attempted to detain Atambayev in his residence in Koi-Tash village but failed. The supporters of the former president were guarding the residence and managed to repel the attack, disarming the special forces officers and capturing six of them. Clashes between the additional police forces that were deployed to the site and Atambayev’s supporters ensued in Koi-Tash. The number of those who sought medical help is 52, one officer was killed.