Russian troops begin leaving Kazakhstan after government restores control

(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) -- Russian-led troops sent to help Kazakhstan’s government quell violent protests have begun leaving the country, according to Russia’s defense minister. Roughly 2,300 troops were dispatched to Kazakhstan last week by a Moscow-dominated alliance of former Soviet countries, after Kazakhstan’s president appealed for... Read More.

Russian paratroopers arrive in Kazakhstan to help end protests

(MOSCOW) -- Russian paratroopers have arrived in Kazakhstan to help its government end mass protests that are gripping the former Soviet country. The Russian troops are deploying to Kazakhstan as part of a joint force from a Russian-led military alliance of several former Soviet countries,... Read More.