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2 billion tenge required for restoration of Zhanaozen

2 billion tenge ($13.6 million) is required for restoration of all the facilities damaged in Zhanaozen violence outbreak.

2 billion tenge required for restoration of Zhanaozen
Kazakhstan Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Bozhko. Photo By Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Cellular communication restored in Zhanaozen

Cellular communication has been restored and the works are performed to restore ground lines: Emergency Situations Minister.

Cellular communication restored in Zhanaozen
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PHOTO: Zhanaozen residents will clean up the town

Residents of Zhanaozen will start cleaning up the town.

PHOTO: Zhanaozen residents will clean up the town
Consequences of Zhanaozen clashes. ©Maksim Popov
Zhanaozen residents: Clashes were planned

Zhanaozen residents who witnessed the clashes of December 16 shared their opinions on the events.

Zhanaozen residents: Clashes were planned
Kazakhstan embassy in Moscow. Screenshot from youtube.com
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry commented on 'rallies of solidarity with striking oil workers'

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry tagged 'rallies of solidarity with striking oil workers' small and their participants unaware of the real situation.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry commented on 'rallies of solidarity with striking oil workers'
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry reached out to foreign media cocerning riots

Official Astana is interested in transparent coverage of the events in Mangistau oblast by national and foreign media.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry reached out to foreign media cocerning riots
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PHOTO: 10 thousand people are ensuring order in Zhanaozen

Forces and vehicles of Interior Ministry, Defense Ministry and officers of the Interior Department have been mobilized to Zhanaozen.

PHOTO: 10 thousand people are ensuring order in Zhanaozen
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
Labor disputes have nothing to do with dealings of bandits: Nazarbayev

Labor disputes of oilman should not be confused with the actions of bandits who took advantage of the situation. We will find out where they are funded from and who is doing it: Nazarbayev

Labor disputes have nothing to do with dealings of bandits: Nazarbayev
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
State of emergency in Zhanaozen could be lifted ahead of schedule

The state of emergency enacted till January 5 could be lifted ahead of time from Zhanaozen town in western Kazakhstan: Minister Kazykhanov

State of emergency in Zhanaozen could be lifted ahead of schedule
Headquarter of OzenMunaiGas. Photo by Olga Yaroslavskaya/ lada.kz
Government Commission dealing with problems caused by Zhanaozen violences

Prime-Minister Karim Massimov has formed a Government Commission to deal with socio-economic, humanitarian and other problems caused by the turmoil in the town of Zhanaozen.

Government Commission dealing with problems caused by Zhanaozen violences
Paul Murphy. Photo courtesy of  electronicintifada.net
Yertysbayev reminded Paul Murphy MEP of Britain’s recent history

Paul Murphy should remember that very similar events happened more than 20 years ago in Britain: Yertysbayev.

Yertysbayev reminded Paul Murphy MEP of Britain’s recent history
Aktau. Photo by Olga Yaroslavskaya/ lada.kz
Crowd gathered near local administration building in Aktau

A crowd of people has gathered at the Yntymak square near the Akimat (regional administration building) of Mangistau Oblast.

Crowd gathered near local administration building in Aktau
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1 person kill, 11 wounded in clashes at Shetpe train station in Mangistau oblast

1 person has been kill and 11 injured in clashes at Shetpe train station in Mangistau oblast in western Kazakhstan.

1 person kill, 11 wounded in clashes at Shetpe train station in Mangistau oblast
©Olga Yaroslavskaya/lada.kz
Nazarbayev ordered investigation into Zhanaozen violence

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has ordered an investigation into the violence in the western town of Zhanapzen that left 11 people dead and 86 injured.

Nazarbayev ordered investigation into Zhanaozen violence
Head of the General Staff of Russian Armed Services general Nikolai Makarov. ©RIA Novosti
Libyan and Syrian conflicts can repeat themselves in Central Asia: Head of Russian General Staff

We have to be prepared for everything. That is why we hold trainings: Makarov.

Libyan and Syrian conflicts can repeat themselves in Central Asia: Head of Russian General Staff
Tricolor flag of of the National Transition Council of Libya. ©REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Embassy of Libya in Kazakhstan raised opposition flag

Diplomatic mission “is officially under flagship of the National Transition Council formed by Libyan opposition.”

Embassy of Libya in Kazakhstan raised opposition flag