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Russian-led troops to start leaving Kazakhstan in 2 days: Tokayev

President appoints new PM; authorities say nearly 10,000 arrested

Troops are seen in the main square of Almaty on Jan. 6, during protests against the government.   © Reuters

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) -- A Russian-led military bloc will begin withdrawing its troops from Kazakhstan in two days' time after fulfilling its main mission of stabilising the Central Asian country after serious unrest, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Tuesday.

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