The former head of Kazakhstan’s counter-intelligence and anti-terror agency Karim Masimov has been detained. Photo: AP
The former head of Kazakhstan’s counter-intelligence and anti-terror agency Karim Masimov has been detained. Photo: AP
Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan arrests former security chief for treason as Putin’s troops restore order

  • Karim Masimov has been detained as Russian troops helped end the biggest protests in decades in central Asia’s largest oil producer
  • China’s President Xi Jinping has praised Kazakhstan’s president Tokayev for taking ‘strong measures’

Topic |   Kazakhstan
The former head of Kazakhstan’s counter-intelligence and anti-terror agency Karim Masimov has been detained. Photo: AP
The former head of Kazakhstan’s counter-intelligence and anti-terror agency Karim Masimov has been detained. Photo: AP
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