Major Power Cut Affects Millions In Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan And Kazakhstan

Major Power Cut Affects Millions In Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan And Kazakhstan

Officials in Uzbekistan said that the major power outage happened due to a problem in Kazakhstan’s power grid (Image: Shutterstock) The Uzbek officials told news agency AFP that the power cut was due to an accident in Kazakhstan’s power grid. AFP Almaty, Kazakhstan Last Updated:January 25, 2022, 13:35 IST FOLLOW US ON: Millions of people […]

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Kazakhstan Unrest: President Tokayev Says Russia-led Forces To Leave In Two Days

Kazakhstan Unrest: President Tokayev Says Russia-led Forces To Leave In Two Days

Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attends a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Moscow in this file photo. (Image: Reuters/Representative Photo) The announcement from Tokayev comes after US secretary of state Blinken last week warned Kazakhstan that once ‘Russians enter, it is hard to make them leave’ AFP Last Updated:January 11, 2022, 12:43 IST FOLLOW […]

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Moscow-led Forces To Remain Kazakhstan For 'Limited' Time: Vladimir Putin

Moscow-led Forces To Remain Kazakhstan For ‘Limited’ Time: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an extraordinary meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on the situation in Kazakhstan after violent protests, via a video link at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia (Image: Reuters) Russia sent troops to Kazakhstan after protesters took to the streets of Almaty and other […]

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Kazakhstan Unrest: Internet Restored In Almaty; Putin To Attend Regional CSTO Meet

Kazakhstan Unrest: Internet Restored In Almaty; Putin To Attend Regional CSTO Meet

Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city and former capital, was back online on Monday. The city which saw widespread protests against an LPG hike since January 1 was offline since Wednesday. According to an AFP report, foreign news websites and local websites were accessible on Monday morning. The report also highlighted that public transport was back in […]

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26 Dead, Thousands Arrested in Almaty: All You Need To Know About Kazakhstan Unrest

Over 160 Dead in Kazakhstan Unrest, US Calls for End Shoot-to-kill Order

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday criticized Kazakhstan’s shoot-to-kill order against protesters accused of fomenting unrest, calling for the policy in the central Asian nation to be scrapped. “That is something that I absolutely reject. The shoot-to-kill order, to the extent it exists, is wrong and should be rescinded,” President Joe Biden’s top […]

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Kazakhstan President Sacks Cabinet, Vows 'Tough' Response to Mass Protests

Kazakhstan’s Ex-security Chief Arrested for Treason Amid Crackdown on Unrest

Kazakhstan’s former intelligence chief has been arrested on suspicion of treason, the state security agency said on Saturday, as the former Soviet republic cracks down on a wave of unrest and starts to assign blame. The detention of Karim Massimov was announced by the National Security Committee which he headed until he was fired by […]

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Kazakh President's Residence Set Ablaze, Russia Sends Troops as Fresh Violence Erupts

Kazakh President’s Residence Set Ablaze, Russia Sends Troops as Fresh Violence Erupts

Fresh violence erupted in Kazakhstan’s main city of Almaty on Thursday as Russia sent in paratroopers to put down a countrywide uprising in one of Moscow’s closest former Soviet allies. Police in Almaty said they had killed dozens of rioters overnight into the early hours of Thursday morning. Authorities said at least 18 members of […]

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26 Dead, Thousands Arrested in Almaty: All You Need To Know About Kazakhstan Unrest

26 Dead, Thousands Arrested in Almaty: All You Need To Know About Kazakhstan Unrest

Kazakhstan government on Friday claimed that security forces killed 26 ‘armed criminals’ hours after Russian forces landed in Almaty after Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appealed for help, news agency AFP reported. Tokayev also said that ‘constitutional order’ was restored in all regions. “Law enforcement forces are working hard. The constitutional order has been mainly restored […]

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Kazakhstan President Sacks Cabinet, Vows 'Tough' Response to Mass Protests

Kazakhstan President Sacks Cabinet, Vows ‘Tough’ Response to Mass Protests

Kazakhstan’s president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed his unrest-gripped Central Asian nation on Wednesday, vowing a “tough” response to mass protests over a New Year energy price hike. Ex-Soviet Kazakhstan has been roiled by protests since the start of the year that saw demonstrators earlier Wednesday storm government buildings and authorities cut internet and mobile phone access […]

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Kazakhstan Unrest: Prez Sacks Cabinet; Cops Fire Grenades At Protesters, Detain 200

Kazakhstan Unrest: Prez Sacks Cabinet; Cops Fire Grenades At Protesters, Detain 200

Kazakhstan’s president sacked the Central Asian country’s cabinet Wednesday in a bid to head off unprecedented unrest across the nation that followed an energy price hike. More than 200 people were detained during protests that swept across Kazakhstan following a New Year increase in prices for Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG), which is widely used to […]

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