Anti-Bellum: John Bolton’s nightmare: 2,500 CSTO troops in Kazakhstan leads to restoration of Russian Empire, Soviet Union rising from its ashes

Global Times: Rioting deescalates in Kazakhstan amid Russia-US wrangling: US smears Russian presence for fear of fading influence in Central Asia: expert

TASS: Color revolution with help of gunmen and looters; Russian envoy to U.S. says thousands of jihadists active in Kazakh havoc

The Hill: Article compares Kazakh crackdown to Tiananmen Square in 1989, says Kazakh uprising model for China

The Indian Express: Instability in Kazakhstan will resonate in regional geopolitics

Economic Times: Indian analyst on alleged role of Pakistani and Afghan religious extremists in Kazakh unrest

Collective Security Treaty Organization: Meeting of CSTO Collective Security Council on situation in  Kazakhstan will be held in format of videoconferencing on January 10

TASS: Virtual summit of CSTO on Kazakhstan planned for January 10 – Kremlin spokesman

Collective Security Treaty Organization: Defense ministries discussed the situation in Kazakhstan and the actions of the CSTO Collective Peacekeeping Forces

TASS: Putin to take part in CSTO Collective Security Council meeting on January 10 – Kremlin

Azeri Press Agency: Deputy head of CSTO general staff sent to Kazakhstan

Collective Security Treaty Organization: Video: Joint briefing of CSTO commander and Kazakh defense minister (in Russian)

112 Ukraine: Kazakhstan authorities say situation stabilised, Russian-led alliance guarding strategic facilities

Russian Information Agency Novosti: CSTO troops protecting important military, state and important civilian facilities – commander

Collective Security Treaty Organization: CSTO Secretary General had a telephone conversation with the commander of the CSTO Collective Peacekeeping Forces in Kazakhstan

Trend News Agency: Western officials blast CSTO intervention for challenging “multi-vector foreign policy to balance Kazakhstan’s relations with Moscow, Beijing, Brussels and Washington”

112 Ukraine: EU’s Borrell moves to reprise his Ukraine role in Kazakhstan

Interfax-Ukraine: Ukraine surveilling Kazakhs, spying on Internet use due to “Russian factor and probable provocations from Russian Federation

Hürriyet Daily News: Organization of Turkish States moves to rival CSTO in Kazakhstan

AKI Press: 300 detained while trying to cross state border in Kazakhstan

Trend News Agency: President of Kazakhstan replaces two Deputy Chairmen of National Security Committee

Sputnik NewsCommonwealth of Independent States Executive Committee claims that “color revolution” attempt in Kazakhstan had foreign backing

UzReport: Protests in Kazakhstan and internet shutdown disrupted 15% of bitcoin mining in the world

TASSFormer national security chief of Kazakhstan detained on suspicion of treason

Trend News AgencyPresident Tokayev dismisses deputy secretary of Security Council of Kazakhstan