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Ukraine War Strains Ties Between Kazakhstan and Russia
Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Russian perceptions that the Kremlin secured the Kazakh regime during this year's political crisis have led to tensions...
Kazakhstan Set to Ban Russian Presenter Over Ukraine Tirade
Tigran Keosayan had criticized Kazakhstan's perceived distancing from Moscow since Russian troops invaded Ukraine.
Russia Ally Kazakhstan Blocks Ukraine Peace Rally
City authorities said the demonstration site was being used for a rally in support of Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instead.
Central Asians in Russia Pressured to Join Moscow's Fight in Ukraine
“I think the Russian government is using labor migrants as cannon fodder in Ukraine,” a prominent migrants' rights activist alleged.
Two Kazakh, Turkish Airlines Suspend Russia Flights
The companies made the decision because of uncertainties over insurance of aircraft bound for Russia, they said in separate press releases.
'transferred to another job'
Mayor of Largest Kazakh City Dismissed After Bloody Unrest
Almaty became the epicenter of this month's deadly unrest that prompted Kazakhstan's president to call in Russia-led troops.
Central Asia Hit By Large-Scale Power Blackout
Central Asian countries have seen their grids burdened by a summer drought and by a boom in cryptocurrency mining in the region.
Burned to ashes
In Photos: Inside the Burned Mayor's Office in Almaty
The Moscow Times visited the mayor’s office in Almaty two weeks after it was burned down.
ANSWERS AND ACCOUNTABILITY
As the Dust Settles on Kazakhstan’s Unrest, Reports of Torture and Violence Surface
Activists are trying to determine the full extent of the crackdown during anti-government protests that rocked the Central Asian nation.
Russia-Led Peacekeeping Force Completes Pullout From Unrest-Hit Kazakhstan
The contingent of around 2,000 CSTO troops was deployed to Kazakhstan as protests over an energy price hike spiraled into deadly violence.
'haven't gone anywhere'
Nazarbayev Denies Split Among Kazakh Elite, Says Tokayev Has ‘Full Power’ in First Post-Protest Comments
Nursultan Nazarbayev has not been seen in public since the worst unrest since Kazakhstan’s independence broke out this month.
friend or foe
Russian Officials Spurn ‘Russophobe’ Kazakh Cabinet Minister
Askar Umarov’s alleged past remarks calling Russians “drunks” and “colonizers” sparked outrage in Moscow.
Russian-Led Forces Begin Kazakhstan Pullout
The withdrawal of around 2,000 Collective Security Treaty Organization troops will take no more than 10 days to complete.
'everything for friends'
Kazakh President Fires Rare Criticism at Predecessor After Unrest
Kazakhstan's descent into chaos has laid bare infighting at the top of a government once dominated by 81-year-old Nursultan Nazarbayev.
wrong place, wrong time
Kyrgyzstan Cries Foul Over Musician’s Wrongful Arrest in Protest-Hit Kazakhstan
Jazz pianist Vikram Ruzakhunov’s arrest underscores the plight of Kyrgyz nationals detained in Kazakhstan during the country's week of unrest.
Russia-Led Troops to Begin Leaving Kazakhstan in 2 Days — President
The CSTO mission of more than 2,000 troops was despatched at the peak of the crisis last week.
Turmoil in Kazakhstan Heralds the End of the Nazarbayev Era
The protests in Kazakhstan have shown that the current model of governance has angered millions of people who missed out when the resources pie was shared...
3 Kazakh Security Officials Found Dead in Wake of Unrest
At least 16 police, national guard and military personnel have died in the past week of protests that descended into riots.
Russia-Led Military Bloc Will Not Allow ‘Color Revolutions’ in Post-Soviet Countries – Putin
Russian officials and pro-Kremlin media have blamed the West for trying to foment a “color revolution” in Kazakhstan.
day of mourning
Kazakhstan's Largest City Back Online After Clashes, Blackout
Almaty had been nearly completely offline since the outbreak of the worst unrest in the ex-Soviet republic's independent history.
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