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President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev gave a timetable for the restoration of the city of Alma-Ata after the riots. He stated this on the air TV channel “Khabar 24”.

According to him, it should take eight months to restore the facilities, but the work will continue further.

Formerly Tokayev signed the decree, according to which the state of emergency (state of emergency), declared in Kazakhstan due to riots, from Thursday, January 13 will be canceled in some regions. The head of state ordered to lift restrictions in three regions of the country at once: Pavlodar, West Kazakhstan and North Kazakhstan.

The protests in Kazakhstan began on January 2 due to the skyrocketing prices for gas motor fuel. Soon economic demands were replaced by political ones: the resignation of the government, the holding of new elections, the consideration of the lustration people from the “clan” of the former president Nursultan Nazarbayev

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