The Ministry of Foreign Affairs spoke about hundreds of appeals from Russians wishing to leave Kazakhstan

The Russians apply to the Department of the Situation and Crisis Center (DSKTs) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a request to export them from Kazakhstan, there are already several hundred such requests, the DSKTs told RIA Novosti. Most of the Russians who want to leave Kazakhstan are in Alma-Ata.

“We are clarifying the location and contact numbers, the specific situation. Priority attention is to the return of children and schoolchildren who were on vacation, ”the department said.

Earlier, the Russian Embassy in Kazakhstan announced that the Russians would be taken out of Almaty on the planes of the Ministry of Defense. The nearest flights to Orenburg and Ivanovo are scheduled for January 9th.

Russian airlines stopped flying to Kazakhstan in connection with the protests and riots taking place in the country, including the seizure of airports. Until January 19, a state of emergency is in force in the country. The Collective Security Treaty Organization sent a peacekeeping contingent to the republic at the request of President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev.



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