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Russian peacekeepers from the CSTO forces in Kazakhstan, together with military equipment, flew from Alma-Ata to Russia, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry reports.
Il-76 aircraft will deliver personnel and equipment of the Airborne Forces units, which performed tasks as part of the collective peacekeeping forces, to the Vostochny airfields; in the Ulyanovsk region and “Chkalovsky” in the Moscow region.
According to the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu, the withdrawal of the peacekeeping The contingent from the republic is planned to be completed by January 19.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin noted the important role of the CSTO peacekeeping forces in stabilizing the situation in Kazakhstan.