Tag Archives: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Revolutionary events and military intervention

By Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (our sister organisation in Russia) reporters Revolutionary events such as those that have taken place in Kazakhstan over the last couple of days have their own dynamic — once started they are difficult to stop. On Tuesday evening, President Tokayev appealed for calm and dialogue on television, within hours he had sacked the government and appointed a ...

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Mass protests and strikes force resignation of Kazakhstan Government

By Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (our sister organisation in Russia) reporters Protests against price rises which started on 1 January in Mangystau, West Kazakhstan rapidly spread across the country with demonstrations now reported in Zhanaozen, Aktau, Aktobe, Taraz, Chimkent, Karaganda, Uralsk and the capital Astana, now renamed Nur-Sultan. Overnight, following a demonstration of thousands in the central “Republic Square” of Almaty, the ...

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