A burned car in front of the mayor’s office which was torched during protests triggered by fuel price increase in Almaty. Photo: Reuters
A burned car in front of the mayor’s office which was torched during protests triggered by fuel price increase in Almaty. Photo: Reuters

Chinese-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ‘ready to act in Kazakhstan if needed’

  • Despite the offer, Beijing has also signalled its approval of Russia’s intervention and the Kazakh government’s response
  • President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has authorised troops to shoot protesters and asked Moscow to send in troops

Topic |   Central Asia
A burned car in front of the mayor’s office which was torched during protests triggered by fuel price increase in Almaty. Photo: Reuters
A burned car in front of the mayor’s office which was torched during protests triggered by fuel price increase in Almaty. Photo: Reuters
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