Kazakhstan: Crackdown on protests continue as Russian troops arrive
PBS, 09 Jan 2022
Kazakhstan’s former chief of intelligence was arrested on Saturday after being charged with trying to overthrow the government. The Central Asian country has seen widespread protests, which its president has blamed on terrorists. Meanwhile, the Russian military arrived after requests from the Kazakh president. Jeffrey Mankoff, senior associate at the Russia and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins.
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