Olzhas Auyezov

Kazakh president steps up purge of security agency after mass unrest

Jan 09 2022

ALMATY Kazakhstan's president fired two more top security officials on Sunday after the worst unrest in three decades of post-Soviet independence and authorities said the situation was stabilising, with Russian-led troops guarding key facilities. | Video

Kazakhstan detains ex-security chief as crisis convulses nation

Jan 08 2022

ALMATY, Jan 8 Kazakhstan authorities have detained the former head of the country's national security committee on suspicion of treason, they said on Saturday as the former Soviet republic is roiled by its worst unrest in 30 years.

Kazakh president gives shoot-to-kill order to quell protests

Jan 07 2022

ALMATY Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan's main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising. | Video

Russia sends troops to put down Kazakhstan uprising as fresh violence erupts

Jan 06 2022

ALMATY (Reuters) -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. | Video

World's biggest uranium miner says it is unaffected by Kazakh turmoil

Jan 06 2022

ALMATY Kazatomprom, the world's biggest uranium producer, said on Thursday it was operating normally with no impact on output or exports despite unrest in Kazakhstan.

Kazakh president fails to quell protests, ex-Soviet states offer help

Jan 06 2022

ALMATY (Reuters) -A Russia-led security alliance of ex-Soviet states will send peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan, Armenia's prime minister said on Thursday, after the Kazakh president appealed for their help in quelling violent and deadly protests. | Video

UPDATE 12-Kazakh president fails to quell protests, 8 deaths reported

Jan 05 2022

* Security personnel killed, injured in unrest around Kazakhstan

UPDATE 10-Kazakh president removes ex-leader from post amid worst unrest indecade

Jan 05 2022

* Ex-leader had kept influence since stepping down in 2019 (Adds details)

EBRD urges Kazakhstan to act quickly on decarbonisation

Sep 24 2021

ALMATY Kazakhstan must press ahead with decarbonisation projects that involve natural gas as a transition fuel while lenders can still finance them, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Odile Renaud-Basso said on Friday.

Russian court fines Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp - report

Aug 26 2021

MOSCOW A Russian court on Thursday fined Twitter 17 million roubles ($229,730), Facebook 15 million roubles and WhatsApp 4 million roubles over their refusal to localise user data as required by Russian law, Interfax news agency reported.

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