The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)

Defense ministers of CSTO countries to meet on May 24

Defense ministers of CSTO countries to meet on May 24

Defense chiefs of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member-countries will discuss new challenges and security threats at a meeting on May 24, the CSTO press service said on Friday. The meeting to be held by video conference …

CSTO celebrates 30th anniversary

CSTO celebrates 30th anniversary

On Sunday, May 15, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) celebrates its 30th anniversary. The Collective Security Treaty (CST) was signed on May 15, 1992 in Tashkent. On May 14, 2002, at a session in Moscow, the Collective …

Putin to hold bilateral meetings at CSTO summit in Moscow

Putin to hold bilateral meetings at CSTO summit in Moscow

A number of bilateral meetings with the leaders of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) are scheduled with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the summit marking the anniversary of the association, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov …

Putin and Kazakh president hold talks

Putin and Kazakh president hold talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed interaction within the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in a phone call with his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. …

CSTO to hold exercises "Indestructible Brotherhood"

CSTO to hold exercises "Indestructible Brotherhood"

In 2022, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will hold a command and staff exercise with the peacekeeping forces "Indestructible Brotherhood". This was reported in the joint headquarters of the organization. …

CSTO: Azerbaijan and Armenia still have no border

CSTO: Azerbaijan and Armenia still have no border

The demarcation of the borders between Azerbaijan and Armenia will greatly strengthen the security of the region, Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Stanislav Zas said at a conference entitled Collective …

Kazakhstan to open permanent mission at CSTO in Moscow

Kazakhstan to open permanent mission at CSTO in Moscow

Kazakhstan’s authorities plan to open a permanent mission of the republic at the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Moscow, according to a draft of a decree by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev published on the database …

CSTO chief: no one wants flare-up between Russia and Ukraine

CSTO chief: no one wants flare-up between Russia and Ukraine

No one is interested in a possible flare-up between Russia and Ukraine, Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty (CSTO), a Russia-led post-Soviet security bloc, Stanislav Zas said. "No one wants a war. Neither Russia nor …

Putin, Pashinyan hold telephone conversation

Putin, Pashinyan hold telephone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed by phone the prospects for further cooperation within the CSTO, RIA Novosti reports with a reference to the Kremlin press service. The conversation between …

Last CSTO peacekeepers depart from Kazakhstan

Last CSTO peacekeepers depart from Kazakhstan

The last units of the Russian peacekeepers led by Colonel-General Andrey Serdyukov have departed from Kazakhstan for Moscow to wrap up the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) peacekeeping mission in the Central Asian country, …

First Russian paratroopers depart from Kazakhstan

First Russian paratroopers depart from Kazakhstan

The first units of Russian peacekeepers from the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) peacekeeping contingent have departed from Kazakhstan aboard military transport planes and are heading for Russia, Russia’s Defense Ministry …

Peacekeepers from three countries left Kazakhstan

Peacekeepers from three countries left Kazakhstan

Peacekeeper units of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan departed from Almaty to their permanent stationing locations. Armenian units loaded their motor vehicles and personnel in …

CSTO begins pullback from Kazakhstan

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 …

Date of pullout of CSTO contingent from Kazakhstan revealed

Date of pullout of CSTO contingent from Kazakhstan revealed

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev confirmed that the withdrawal of the CSTO peacekeeping contingent from Kazakhstan will begin on January 13 at a meeting of the emergency operations center in Almaty, the presidential press service reported …

Are the Armenian nationalists against the CSTO?

Are the Armenian nationalists against the CSTO?

The situation in Kazakhstan has prompted the CSTO leadership to deploy, for the first time in the organization’s history, a limited military contingent in order to stabilize the republic. In addition to the servicemen of Russia, …