Contents tagged with Nazarbayev

  • Russia deploys troops to Kazakhstan

    Russia has sent airborne troops to Kazakhstan as part of "the peacekeeping force" from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), reports Interfax, citing the CSTO statement.

    "The main tasks of the CSTO Collective Peacekeeping Forces will be the protection of important state and military facilities, assisting the law enforcement forces of Kazakhstan in stabilizing the situation and bringing it back to the legal plane," the CSTO said.

    It is noted that the "peacekeepers" have already …

  • Kazakhstan elites flee the country

    At least eight private business jets, according to Flight Radar, took off from Kazakhstan in the morning of Wednesday, January 5, amid mass protests, looting of the government buildings and reports of security forces joining the protesters.

    According to Ateo Breaking, among others, a Bombardier Global 500 with registration number 9H-AVA, belonging to the husband of Dinara Nazarbayeva, the daughter of the country's first president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who after his resignation in 2019 retained …

  • Kazakhstan first president’s grandson seeks political asylum in UK and promises to expose Putin’s ‘offshore wallets’

    Aisultan Nazarbayev, grandson of Kazakhstan’s first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has requested political asylum in the UK and promised to expose the details of multi-billion dollar corruption with gas contracts, reports He claims that Kazakh leaders and “Russia’s upper echelon” – including Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller and Russian President Vladimir Putin – are involved in the corrupt schemes.

    29 year-old Aisultan, son of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s eldest daughter Dariga, wrote about …

  • Putin: we have 'full contact' with Zelensky

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he has full contact with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, reports TASS news agency.

    "We are in contact with him [Zelensky], we talk on the phone. We have full contact," said Putin, adding that it is essential to achieve results after negotiations on the Donbas.

    At the same time, the Putin said that he agrees with the position of the former President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev that the solution of problems, including the armed conflict …

  • Ukrainian President holds phone conversation with former president of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev

    President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, had a telephone conversation with the first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, reads the report published on Ukrainian President's website.

    Poroshenko acknowledged Nazarbayev’s significant personal contribution to the establishment and development of Ukraine- Kazakhstan relations.

    "The interlocutors expressed confidence in further strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation based on friendship and respect between both countries and nations, …

  • Kremlin: Nazarbayev called Putin before resignation

    The press secretary of Russian President Putin, Dmitry Peskov, in an interview with the program “Moscow. Kremlin.Putin” on the channel Russia 1 announced that the former president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, had a telephone conversation with Putin a few hours before his official resignation.

    “Nursultan Abishevich called himself. Actually, they often call each other up as needed. It has always been like this in recent years. He called a couple of hours before the announcement,” Peskov …