In Kazakhstan, President announces departure of Russian soldiers and appoints new Prime Minister

In this Russian Defense Ministry press service photo, Russian military vehicles leave Almaty airport on January 9, 2022. AP He appealed to Moscow on Thursday as his country was in chaos and sacked his government in a futile attempt at appeasement. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced Tuesday, January 11, that troops deployed by Russia would … Read more

In Kazakhstan, repression intensifies, nearly 6,000 arrests and more than 160 dead

A man sits on the steps of a building as a vehicle is seen in the foreground that was burnt down during protests sparked by rising fuel prices in Almaty, Kazakhstan on January 9. MARIYA GORDEYEVA / REUTERS Repression continues in Kazakhstan. Authorities announced on Sunday January 9 that they had arrested nearly 6,000 people … Read more

Riots in Kazakhstan: Reports of shootings and explosions in Almaty

Updated on January 8th, 2022, 9:44 a.m. The authoritarian ruled ex-Soviet republic has not been able to calm down for over a week. The military has also been on duty for two days. And apparently takes action against demonstrators. However, this information cannot be verified independently. You can find more current news here The situation … Read more

We explain the crisis in Kazakhstan, shaken by unprecedented violence

Scorched car wrecks and bullet casings litter the streets of Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, Thursday, January 6. For five days, the country of Central Asia has been shaken by a protest movement unprecedented in its history. The demonstrations, peppered with violence, were strongly repressed by the authorities, who reported “tens” dead and more than a … Read more

Kazakhstan, proteste soffocate. Putin manda 3.000 uomini

Ascolta la versione audio dell’articolo Il secondo giorno della rivolta è difficile da raccontare: le autorità kazake hanno bloccato internet e chiuso gli aeroporti, ad Almaty e nelle altre città quel che resta delle proteste scivola nella repressione. «Abbiamo liquidato decine di sobillatori», comunica la polizia ad Almaty, la città principale. Dopo aver cercato con … Read more

Kazakhstan buys two A400Ms, first order in fifteen years for Airbus military transport aircraft

An Airbus A400M plane in a Paris airport on August 29, 2021. It was the last French flight to evacuate people from Afghanistan. HANDOUT / AFP Kazakhstan has ordered two A400M military transport aircraft, announced Wednesday 1is September the Airbus group, whose aircraft had not attracted a new buyer for fifteen years. The country, which … Read more

Kazakhstan orders two A400M “Atlas” transport planes from Airbus

In the early 2010s, Airbus [EADS à l’époque, ndlr] had estimated that the export potential of the A400M “Atlas” transport aircraft, whose development was then going through some turbulence, was 400 to 500 aircraft. However, a German parliamentary report considered such prospects too optimistic and estimated that 280 copies were indeed likely to find buyers … Read more