Armed guards have been strengthened at Baikonur

MOSCOW, 5 Jan & nbsp; & mdash; RIA News. At & nbsp; the Baikonur cosmodrome in & nbsp; Kazakhstan strengthened the armed protection of key facilities, said the head of Roscosmos; Dmitry Rogozin.

“ The operational headquarters, created under the & nbsp; administration of Baikonur, completely controls the situation in the & nbsp; city. Armed security of key facilities of the cosmodrome has been strengthened & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; he wrote & nbsp; in & nbsp; his Telegram channel.

Rogozin noted that & nbsp; at & nbsp; Baikonur day passed calmly. Branches of Roscosmos enterprises, law enforcement agencies, city services and & nbsp; organizations operate in & nbsp; normal mode.

In the & nbsp; first days of 2022, mass protests began in & nbsp; Kazakhstan. Then the inhabitants of the cities of Zhanaozen and & nbsp; Aktau in & nbsp; Mangystau region & nbsp; & mdash; oil-producing region in the & nbsp; west of the country & nbsp; & mdash; opposed a two-fold increase in prices for & nbsp; liquefied petroleum gas, then the protests spread to & nbsp; other cities. So, in & nbsp; Alma-Ata, the old capital of the republic, on January 4 and & nbsp; 5 & nbsp; there were clashes with security officials, the police used gas and & nbsp; stun grenades. All over Kazakhstan, the Internet was turned off, and the broadcasting of a number of TV channels was temporarily stopped.



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