Storm the residence of Almazbek Atambaev: Vladimir Voronin / AP
Russia considers the latest developments in Kyrgyzstan as an internal affair of the country. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the radio station “Echo of Moscow”.
According to Zakharova, the Russian Embassy in Kyrgyzstan “, said that this event, of course, we consider as an internal affair of the country. The Embassy also issued a recommendation to the Russians to avoid the area of the operation if it continues”
“I think we will give a deeper assessment later,” she added. On the question of whether former President Almazbek Atambayev to the Russian side with a request arrival in Russia, Zakharov responded that it had no such information.
On the evening of 7 August, the Kyrgyz special services have begun operation on detention of the former Kyrgyz leader accused of corruption. During the storming of his residence 20 kilometers from the capital, his supporters fired back.
According to recent reports, admitted 47 people, including 23 civilians. One special forces soldier died as a result of his injuries. Against supporters of Atambaev opened a criminal case under article “Murder”, “Mass riot”, “Disorderly conduct”, “Threat or violence concerning the representative of authority” and “hostage-taking”.
Atambayev was the head of the Kyrgyzstan in the years 2011-2017. Against him being a parliamentary inquiry, the results of which will be transferred to the Prosecutor. Against the former President can initiate a criminal case of corruption, concealment of income and the results premium weapons are members of gangs.
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