Almaty Airport Resumes International and Domestic Flights

Friday, January 14, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN – The Almaty International airport has resumed its domestic and international flights on Jan. 13, reported the airport’s press service.  The first international flight from Antalya operated by Kazakhstan’s national carrier Air Astana arrived at the airport on Jan. 13. On Jan. 5, a group of terrorists attacked the airport in Almaty during the…

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Unrest in Kazakhstan: a View from Georgia

Friday, January 14, 2022

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The Kazakh state, which has repeatedly proved its benevolence towards the world with its peace initiatives, is going through a difficult period today. The New Year of 2022 has begun tragically for the Kazakh people. In this context, hasty statements and comments are totally unacceptable. Instead of hypocritically caring about Kazakh democracy, it is better…

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Kazakh Prosecutor’s General Office Releases Statement on Legal Procedures Against Suspects in Events of Tragic January

Friday, January 14, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN – Forty-four terrorism cases related to the recent attacks in some regions are under investigation, the General Prosecutor’s Office reported on Jan. 13. As of Jan. 14, the high (orange) level of terrorism threat has been set in the Kazakh capital. The critical (red) level of the terrorism threat has been lifted in 14…

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Kazakhstan Tightens COVID Restrictions, Entry Requirements Amid Omicron Spread

Friday, January 14, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN – COVID-19 cases have increased by 41 percent in two weeks due to the circulation of omicron, said newly appointed Kazakh Minister of Healthcare Azhar Giniyat at the Jan. 12 government meeting. The reproductive number has increased by 2.4 times since Jan. 1 and totals 2.2 nationwide.  As of Jan. 14, Nur-Sultan, Almaty, and…

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State of Emergency Lifted in Three Regions of Kazakhstan As Situation Stabilizes

Friday, January 14, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN – The state of emergency has been abolished in the West Kazakhstan, North Kazakhstan, and Pavlodar regions starting from Jan. 13 thanks to a decree signed by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Jan. 12, reports the Akorda press service.  Abolishment of the state of emergency means that the curfew and restrictions on movement from and…

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Foreign Press on Terrorist Attack Against Kazakhstan: When Arrogance Leads to Ignorance

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan came out with an official statement denouncing “a number of publications” in Western media, which presented a twisted, pro-terrorist picture of the recent tragic events in Kazakhstan. “Currently, the law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Kazakhstan are confronting terrorists, not ‘peaceful protesters’ as some foreign media misrepresent it,”…

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Almaty is My Hometown: President Tokayev Shows Solidarity With Violence-Shocked Citizens During Visit

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN  – The past week for Kazakhstan and its largest city and important business, financial and cultural center Almaty was turbulent. But after almost a week of living in fear and uncertainty after a terrorist group attacked the city, citizens and the state are doing their best to rebuild the city.  President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrived…

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President Calls On Citizens to Get Involved in Building New Kazakhstan, Says Secretary of State Erlan Karin

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev calls people to participate in building a new Kazakhstan in his recent address to the nation, said newly appointed Secretary of State Erlan Karin in a post on the official Telegram channel on Jan. 12. Karin said that the President’s speech symbolizes the end of a critical stage in the…

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Kazakh Civilians Came Together to Stand Up to Violent Unrest By Volunteering

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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NUR-SULTAN – People in Kazakhstan are establishing voluntary clubs and working together nationwide to clean up their cities, assist the national guard in patrolling, and help those in need after street battles between terrorist forces and government forces shook the country. According to Orda.kz information and analytical portal, people in the capital city Nur-Sultan set…

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CSTO Illustrates Its Efficiency in Case of Kazakhstan

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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Many scholars focusing on the effectiveness of international organizations provide evidence on stagnation and decline of the power of international institutions. According to American political scientist Kenneth Waltz’s neo-realist balance-of-power theory, creation, alternation and collapse of the organization is “an epiphenomenon of shifts in the relative capabilities of great powers” as Professor of European Politics…

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