Plot Protests in Kazakhstan amid rising gas prices
At the airport in the Ivanovo region, the loading of military personnel and airborne equipment on Il-76 military transport aircraft, departing for Kazakhstan, continues, the Russian Ministry of Defense reports.
Military transport aircraft are planned perform more than 20 flights. In Kazakhstan, the military personnel of the Russian peacekeeping contingent will begin to perform their tasks.
Let us remind you that the Ministry of Defense has created an air group of more than 70 Il-76 aircraft and five An-124 aircraft. The CSTO peacekeeping forces in Kazakhstan are headed by the commander of the Russian Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov.
The peacekeepers are involved in the protection of important state and military facilities. In addition, they provide assistance to the forces of law and order in Kazakhstan in stabilizing the situation. Military personnel from Belarus, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia will also be sent to the country.