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World Kazakhstan: The President, supported by Moscow, orders to "shoot to kill" the rioters

13:18  08 january  2022
13:18  08 january  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

Kazakhstan: A coup, a counter-coup and a Russian victory

  Kazakhstan: A coup, a counter-coup and a Russian victory The unrest in Kazakhstan led to consolidation of power in the country and may affect the transition of power in Russia.President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared the unrest “an unprecedented act of aggression and assault on our statehood” and requested help from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), a military alliance of six former Soviet countries.

Un soldat dans les rues d'Almaty, la principale rue du Kazakhstan. AFP/ALEXANDR BOGDANOV © Valery Ax A soldier in the streets of Almaty, the main street of Kazakhstan. AFP / Alexandr Bogdanov Suppress, in defiance of human lives. On Friday, the President of the Kazakhstan authorized the security forces to "shoot to kill" in order to stifle any riot in the country, which plunges into the civil war. With the support of Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom he has "especially thanked" in a recent television speech, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev excluded to negotiate with the protesters. Kazakhstan, 19 million inhabitants, the largest Central Asian country with rich natural resources, is shaken by a video challenge: Bloody repression in Kazakhstan: President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev "does not master the country anymore" (France 24)

Your Browser does not support this video that broke out Sunday, December 2nd in the provinces, after rising gas prices. The movement was subsequently extended to large cities, including Almaty

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 Social Crone in Kazakhstan: The Government of Tokayev resigns © Evgeny Biyatov / Sputnik / Sputnik via AFP Kazakhstan, Politics, President, Violence, Events, B Political Usherapy at Kazakhstan . President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev wedard his Government on Wednesday, January 5, and decreed the state of emergency, in response to the demonstrations who erupted into several cities of the authoritarian country of Central Asia, disorders related to an increase in Gas price.

, the economic capital. There, the demonstrations degenerated in riots against the regime. 40 deaths have been identified, aroused the emotion of Westerners. Repression without summons "I gave the order to the police and the army to shoot to kill without summons", launched Friday Mr. Tokayev, describing "absurd" calls, especially Europeans, to Negotiate with the protesters. It is now based on a contingent of Russian troops and allies to Moscow to suppress the overflows. The two heads of states have spoken just after these statements. "What kind of negotiations can we have with criminals, with murderers? (...) You have to destroy them and this will be done shortly, "continued the president that Almaty had been attacked by" 20,000 bandits ". The Chairman accused "some people abroad" to be behind this crisis, without elaborating. VIDEO. Kazakhstan: manifestations against the rise in gas prices turn to the riot, dead and wounded after two days of violence, most banks, supermarkets and restaurants are closed in Almaty while police armors patrolled in the Streets always strewn with carcasses of calcined vehicles last Friday. Europe condemns, Russia and China support the crisis has taken an international turn since the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the French President Emmanuel Macron have called on the "end of violence" and the "Retained", Friday always. On the same day, non-essential employees of the US Consulate in Almaty were allowed to leave Kazakhstan, with their families. The leader of American diplomacy Antony Blinken has also warned that it would be "very difficult" to get the withdrawal of the Russian troops hurried on the spot. Chinese President Xi Jinping has welcomed the "strong measures" taken by President Kazakh, paying tribute to his "sense of duty". The concerned took the opportunity to try to reaffirm his power. The order would have been "largely restored in all regions", according to the Kazakh leader, although "the anti-terrorism operation continues", it recognizes all the same. The protesters denounce corruption beyond the rise in prices, the anger of the protesters is particularly directed against the financial situation of the leaders, particularly favorable contrary to the vast majority of the population. Finally, another receptacle of anger: the former authoritarian President Nursoultan Nazarbayev, remained in the shadow of power after his departure, and accused of corruption. This Saturday, the spokesman of the latter called on Twitter to "gather around the President of Kazakhstan to allow him to overcome this crisis and to guarantee the integrity of the country", ignoring the criticisms addressed to him. This statement then intervenes that one of its close allies, Karim Kajymkanouli Massimov, former Prime Minister, was arrested for treason after having been removed from his duties as head of the National Security Committee (KNB). A gesture to try to soothe anger.

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