‘Kazakhstan’s deadly violence was an attempted coup’: President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev described the deadly violence last week as an attempted coup. He told leaders of a military alliance of ex-Soviet states the action had been co-ordinated by a “single centre”, but did not name those responsible. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said Kazakhstan had been targeted by international terrorism, but provided no evidence […]