What is OTSC, the military alliance that allows Russia to intervene in Kazakhstan?
© Via Reuters - Collective Security Treaty Organ Russian paratroopers board for Kazakhstan on a military base near Moscow, January 6, 2022. Since Thursday, Russian troops are hurried to Kazakhstan at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan. Framework of the OTSC Defense Mechanism, the Organization of the Collective Safety Treaty, a kind of "mini-NATO" under Russian influence. Explanations.
The country has been shaken this week by an unprecedented revolt since its independence in 1989. © provided by FranceInfo
The authorities attempt to contain the riots At Kazakhstan . More than 5,000 people were arrested in the largest Central Asian country, reported on Sunday, January 9, quoting the authorities. "Today, the situation is stabilized in all regions of the country," said Minister of the Interior Erlan Tourgoumbiaev, adding that "the anti-terrorism operation continues to restore order in the country".
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Kazakhstan, a country of about 19 million inhabitants rich in hydrocarbons, was shaken this week With unprecedented riots since independence in 1989, who did dozens of deaths. A total of 5,135 people were arrested within 125 separate investigations, said the Ministry of the Interior, quoted by the media.
The protest began in the province Sunday, January 3 after the increase in gas prices, before gaining big cities, including the economic capital Almaty, where riots erupted, the police pulling actual bullets on protesters.
military alliance among Russia's leadership attracts last units from Kazakhstan from .
more than two weeks after the violent protests in Kazakhstan, the military alliance of OVKS stated by Russia has deducted its last units from the country. This reported several Russian news agencies on Wednesday, citing the Head of Mission, Andrej Serdjukov. "The peacekeeping operation" is now completed, Serdjukov said. Meanwhile, Kazakhstan raised the admission state.