Conflicts in the East

Kazakhstan’s pogroms participant married in prison

Kazakhstan’s pogroms participant married in prison

A man, accused of riots in Kazakhstan, married in a pre-trial detention centre in Kyzylorda, the press service of the pre-trial detention centre administration reports. "The groom was charged under part 2 of Article 272 of the …

Tokayev to shed light upon January pogroms in Kazakhstan

Tokayev to shed light upon January pogroms in Kazakhstan

Kazakh TV channels will air an exclusive interview with the President of the Republic, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. It is noted that the head of state will talk about the causes and consequences of the pogroms that swept Kazakhstan in early …

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" …