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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Kazakhstan

Last year
# War in Ukraine
Pro-Moscow officials say occupied area has voted to join Russia
Neighbouring countries have seen Russians arriving en masse since the draft was announced last Wednesday.
# success
Russian-born Elena Rybakina triumphs in Wimbledon final
The victory denied Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur a chance to make African tennis history.
# Kazakhstan
Russia-led troops begin pullback from Kazakhstan after quelling unrest
Peacekeepers were deployed to the country after protests over fuel prices turned into unprecedented violence.
# Almaty
Kazakhstan detains nearly 1,700 more after violent unrest
The additional detentions, reported by authorities in Almaty, which was hardest hit by the turmoil, takes the total number of arrests to about 12,000.
# Kazakhstan
Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has blamed the unrest on foreign-backed “terrorists”.
# unrest
Explainer: What led to the crisis in Kazakhstan and what's happening now?
Order has been restored in the former Soviet state after dozens of deaths and the deployment of Russian troops.
The protests began after fuel prices doubled and tapped into wider discontent in the oil-rich Central Asian nation.
A harsh clampdown saw a 'shoot to kill' policy implemented and the deployment of Russian troops in Kazakhstan.
The Department of Foreign Affairs issued advice to Irish citizens in the country.
# Kazakhstan
More than 160 reported dead in Kazakhstan following week of unrest
Fuel price rises sparked the unrest that broke out in the country a week ago.
# Albania
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# Kazakhstan
Putin and Kazakhstan's president discuss steps 'to restore order' following unrest
It comes after the former head of the country’s domestic security agency was detained on suspicion of treason.
# Fuel Prices
Kazakhstan's president rejects calls for talks and tells forces to 'shoot to kill' without warning
The interior ministry said earlier that 26 “armed criminals” had been killed and 18 wounded in the unrest.
# Kazakhstan
Russia-led troops sent to Kazakhstan as 'dozens' killed in unrest
More than 1,000 people were wounded following riots in different regions of Kazakhstan, the health minister said.
# Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Violent protests break out in Kazakhstan as President vows 'tough' response
Hundreds have been arrested in protests that started after a fuel price hike.
All time
# very nice
Kazakhstan adopts Borat's 'very nice!' catchphrase in bid to boost tourism
The first Borat film caused controversy in Kazakhstan for its depictions of the nation as misogynistic, homophobic and anti-Semitic.
After more than 200 days in space, an International Space Station crew has landed safely on Earth
A crew member said “the Earth still looks just as stunning as always” from above during the Covid-19 pandemic.
# almaty airport
Kazakhstan plane crash: At least 12 people dead and 53 injured, including children
Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar said that “most of the passengers who died were in the front part”.
# Disappointment
Man United's youngsters beaten in Kazakhstan
A Jesse Lingard goal was not enough for the Red Devils to prevail.
# play-off party
McGinn on the double in Scotland's comeback win as their focus also switches to March
Steve Clarke’s side finished their Euro 2020 qualifying Group I campaign with a 3-1 win over Kazakhstan.
# Red DEvils
Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht
The departing Manchester City captain features in the international squad for the first time since November 2018.
# Shocking Start
McLeish won't quit after 'horrible' Scotland humiliation in Kazakhstan
Scotland lost out away from home to a side ranked 117th in the world.
# by eck
The Euro 2020 qualifiers kicked off in nightmare fashion for Scotland this afternoon
Kazakhstan are setting the pace in Group I.
# International Space Station
'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing
The rocket landed in Kazakhstan.
# Tragedy
All 52 who died in Kazakhstan bus fire were Uzbek nationals
All those who died are believed to be Uzbek nationals; local media indicates that they were migrant workers travelling to Russia.
# Kazakhstan
Nicolas Cage dressed for the occasion when he met the first lady of Kazakhstan and it's already a meme
It looks like he is missing his soul.
# Child Abuse
Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles
The move comes after a spike in child rapes.
# Cultural learnings
Fans to be given chance to select new coach for Kazakhstan's national team
A successor to previous boss Yury Krasnozhan looks set to be determined via an internet poll.
# unexplained
Half the population of this endangered antelope has died off in a two-week period
Scientists are working to come up with an explanation for what has happened.
# Kazakhstan
No-one can explain the bizarre disorder causing this village's residents to fall asleep for days...
“What else do I remember? Nothing. I slept for two days and two nights.”
# Preview
Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final
First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.
# starting XV
Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory
The centre’s partnership with Grace Davitt will continue for the third game in eight days.
# coygig
Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish
Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.
# laughing stock
'Selfie statue' removed in Kazakhstan... because people couldn't stop laughing
Take it down. But first, let us take a selfie.
# Skipper
'New manager should be in place for next friendlies' - Keane
The Ireland captain was keen to look ahead after the end of a disappointing World Cup campaign.
Robbie Brady withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo groin operation
The Hull midfielder will miss the upcoming games against Germany and Kazakhstan.
# International Space Station
Pics: Soyuz wanna see a spaceship? Here's one that landed this morning in Kazakhstan
Well, more a space capsule. Three astronauts landed back on Earth today after spending almost half a year on the International Space Station.
# golddigga
Kanye West performs in Kazakhstan, no one watches
Selfie or it never happened.
# Ready to go
Champions League draw: Arsenal paired with Fenerbahce, Celtic set for trip to Kazakhstan
Meanwhile, Spurs have been drawn with Dinamo Tbilisi in the Europa League.
# fyi
9 facts you (probably) didn't know about Celtic's Champions League opponents
The name Shakhter Karagandy will be familiar to fans of St Patrick’s Athletic.
# Space
Russian cargo ship docks successfully at International Space Station
The ship has delivered about 2.4 metric tons of supplies to the space outpost,
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Casino Royale made of Lego
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…