Protestors in Kazakhstan have been met with live ammunition and Russia is sending in military troops to help quell the dissent. Away from Kazakhstan supporters of the protest in Belarus are being jailed. This article is published by Belsat. Here is an excerpt:
In the so called repentant video filmed by the Belarusian police, the detainee says that he published a post about the events in Kazakhstan on the Telegram channel listed as ‘extremist’ by the Belarusian authorities. He said that he wanted Kazakhs to come to Belarus and do the same in our country, i.e. exhibit a bright example of protesting.
It is still unknown what the man has been charged with and where he is being kept.
The unrest in Kazakhstan broke out on January 2. Since then, the protesters drew a cut in fuel prices from the authorities (previously, they had been raised twice), then the government stepped down, and finally, the Kazakh people saw the ultimate resignation of Nursultan Nazarbayev come true.
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