Conflicts in the East

Nursultan Nazarbayev addresses Kazakhstan

Nursultan Nazarbayev addresses Kazakhstan

Former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev broke his silence Tuesday in his first appearance since early January when mass protests rocked the country. A video message from the national leader, whom many already …

Nearly 150 civilians died during riots in Almaty

Nearly 150 civilians died during riots in Almaty

Nearly 150 civilians and 11 law enforcers were killed during riots in Kazakhstan’s Almaty, chief of the city police Kanat Taimerdenov said. Serik Shalabayev, chief of the criminal prosecution service of Kazakhstan’s …

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 …

CSTO troops to begin leaving Kazakhstan in 2 days

CSTO troops to begin leaving Kazakhstan in 2 days

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said Tuesday that a contingent of Russia-led forces would begin leaving the troubled Central Asian country in two days, with the pullout to take no more than 10 days. "The main …

Wired internet access resumes in Kazakhstan’s capital

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 …

EU says ready to help Kazakhstan

EU says ready to help Kazakhstan

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that the bloc was ready to support de-escalation and stabilization in Kazakhstan amid unrest across the country. Expressing the EU's "great concern" …

U.S. seeks answers from Kazakhstan on need for CSTO troops

U.S. seeks answers from Kazakhstan on need for CSTO troops

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington was seeking answers from Kazakhstan officials on why they needed to call in Russian-led security forces to resolve domestic unrest, and he denounced the government's …

Turkey offered any assistance to Kazakhstan

Turkey offered any assistance to Kazakhstan

Turkey is ready to provide all kinds of assistance and support to Kazakhstan, the Minister of National Defense of the country Hulusi Akar said yesterday. "We have good relations with friendly Kazakhstan, …

Airport opening extended for one day in Almaty

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 …