".......Armed gangs started to loot and cause trouble........" Disagree . The government policy of huge price rises started it , brought people to the street , and their very quick " concessions " by lowering prices ( saying they are sorry ) , showed they admit being mistaken ! They used flash bangs against the protests . Enough to send anyone mad with rage ! Allowed police to be disarmed by gangs . Then this caused shootings . Looting . Intervention . Ethnic conflict ?
People flashing mobiles , in demonstrations is not evidence of foreign intervention . They may be liberal minded , even want to overthrow government by undemocratic means . Without foreign intervention , should remain a domestic issue . Even if some shooting takes place or even civil war !
In Syria , intervention by Russia and Iran was justified when there was foreign intervention . Sending weapons etc . Russia now pulled in , on one side against the other . I think it best that CSTO , at best ensure that no foreign intervention takes place by West , by providing security to borders . And acts as mediator at best . Right now , it is not clear who is opening fire on the streets . Is it Russian troops opening fire or Kazakh local troops ? A recipe for disaster .
Ps . You making personal comments and negative point , does not help the conversation ! I did not say flash bangs was atrocity ! Just bad policing and crowd control given the mostly peaceful nature of protests . If I was in a protest , and had these thrown at me continuously , I would not get scared or run away ! I would react badly !
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