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Putin saves another endangered authoritarian regime

The Manila Times 21 Jan 2022
AT their peak, the street protests in various cities of Kazakhstan were so massive it looked like everyone was in them ... Once upon a time when I was ambassador to Pakistan, I was also accredited as ambassador to Kazakhstan on a non-resident basis ... Kazakhstan appeared like the most promising young nation on earth.

Kazakhstan’s former president linked to $7.8bn in assets in UK company

Open Democracy 21 Jan 2022
Nazarbayev ruled Soviet Kazakhstan, and then independent Kazakhstan, between 1989 and 2019 ... Pioneer Capital then proceeded, according to OCCRP, to buy “banks, an internet marketplace, mobile operators, warehouses, shopping malls, and even a pasta factory” across Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia – leading to a portfolio of assets worth billions.
photo: AP / Vladimir Voronin
Protesters shout slogans in support of Kazakh opposition and against deploying Kyrgyzstan's troops to Kazakhstan during a rally in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022

Social injustice triggered recent unrest: Kazakhstan's president

Anadolu Agency 21 Jan 2022
2, massive protests broke out in Kazakhstan over an increase in fuel prices in the city of Zhanaozen in the Mangystau region, which later turned into clashes with police, with the most violent incidents taking place in Kazakhstan’s former capital and largest city Almaty.

The Three Types of US ‘Regime Change’

Consortium News 20 Jan 2022
Kazakhstan. Last week, Consortium News ran two pieces on the uprisings in Kazakhstan ... The NED in Kazakhstan ... Since Kazakhstan’s independence in 1990 after the breakup of the Soviet Union the country has been run by one man, Nursultan Nazarbayev ... Nursultan, the new capital city, was named after him in 2019 ... US Interests in Kazakhstan.

Nusantara is the new capital of Indonesia, here's why it was relocated from Jakarta

DNA India 20 Jan 2022
Indonesia is relocating its capital from Jakarta, on the island of Java to Nusantara, meaning 'archipelago' in Javanese, located in the province of East Kalimantan by 2024 ... Capital city of Jakarta city has been reportedly experiencing financial inequality ... Kazakhstan relocated its capital from Almaty to Nur Sultan in 1997.

Perspectives | Kazakhstan’s unrest viewed from a small, northern steppe town

EurasiaNet 20 Jan 2022
On January 4 I headed to the central square of Stepnogorsk, a town around 100 kilometers from Kazakhstan’s capital, and began a live broadcast ... I listed where solidarity rallies had already taken place and noted northern Kazakhstan’s passivity ... Kazakhstan and especially in Almaty.

Last of Russian-led peacekeepers withdraw from Kazakhstan

Anadolu Agency 19 Jan 2022
2, massive protests broke out in Kazakhstan over a rise in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices in the city of Zhanaozen in Mangystau, which later turned into clashes with the police, with the most violent developments in Kazakhstan's former capital Almaty.

Putin Maintains 'Warm Relations' With Both Tokayev, Nazarbayev - Peskov

Urdu Point 19 Jan 2022
On Tuesday, Nazarbayev's first address after riots in Kazakhstan was published on Twitter by his spokesman Aidos Ukibay. The country's first president, who retained the status of the "nation's leader" after retiring, said that he handed over power to Tokayev in 2019 and since then has been on a "well-deserved rest" in the capital of Kazakhstan.

Kazakh defense minister fired; last Russia-led troops leave

Wtop 19 Jan 2022
The Collective Security Treaty Organization, an alliance of six ex-Soviet states, deployed over 2,000 troops to Kazakhstan two weeks ago at the request of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ... He called himself “a retiree, currently enjoying retirement in the capital of Kazakhstan.”.

Kazakh leader denies fleeing country and says he was just taking ‘deserved rest’ during uprising

The Independent 19 Jan 2022
Former Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev ... I am currently taking deserved rest in the capital of Kazakhstan and I have not gone anywhere,” he added, according to the official transcript of his address.

Putin tests a model for invading Ukraine, outwitting Biden's diplomats

The Hill 19 Jan 2022
While America’s diplomats focused on the preparations to negotiate unachievable security guarantees with Putin’s minions in Europe, the Russian spymaster deployed his playbook elsewhere, in Kazakhstan ... The anti-government demonstrations quickly spread to Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city and former capital, and other cities.

Kazakh family share horror of speaking up about Xinjiang

X Index 19 Jan 2022
Kazakh rights activist Serikzhan Bilash speaks to reporters outside a courthouse in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 13 February 2019 ... Then Kazakhstan ... Together with his wife, who is also a native Kazakh born in Almaty, the capital of Kazakhstan, they have recorded, translated and published online thousands of video testimonies of the abuses.

Russia-led military contingent leaves Kazakhstan

The Jakarta Post 19 Jan 2022
... four military planes carrying its last remaining troops had departed from the capital Nur-Sultan and Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty.

Nazarbayev delivers first address after riots in Kazakhstan, expressing support for Tokayev 19 Jan 2022
19 (Xinhua) -- First President of Kazakhstan ... "I am once more informing you that in 2019, I delegated presidential powers to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and since then I have been a pensioner on a deserved rest, staying in the capital of Kazakhstan and not going anywhere," he said.

Kazakhstan's founding president addresses nation for 1st time since protests

Anadolu Agency 18 Jan 2022
Kazakhstan's founding ... 2, protests broke out in Kazakhstan over an increase in fuel prices in the city of Zhanaozen in Mangystau region, which later turned into clashes with police, with the most violence taking place in Kazakhstan's former capital and largest city Almaty.

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