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Russian military vehicles move along an airfield in Almaty, Kazakhstan. About 2,500 mostly Russian troops have been sent to Kazakhstan as peacekeepers. Photograph: Russian defence ministry/AFP via Getty Images

Kazakhstan’s authorities said on Sunday the situation was stabilising after the worst political unrest in 30 years of independence, and that troops fr(...)

Protesters clash with Kazakh security forces during a demonstration in the country’s largest city Almaty. Photograph: Alexander Platonov/AFPTV/AFP via Getty

Kazakhstan’s president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has ordered security forces to “shoot to kill” as they quell anti-government protests that he described a(...)