Kyrgyz musician detained in Kazakhstan released from custody

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Kyrgyz musician Vikram Ruzakhunov, detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of involvement in the riots, was released from custody, writes TASS, citing a source in the security forces of Kyrgyzstan.

According to interlocutor of the agency, Ruzakhunov should soon arrive in Bishkek.

The Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs said that he often toured in Almaty and on New Year's Eve he was invited to the city for concerts. Ruzakhunov & ndash; jazz music performer, pianist and one of the organizers of the annual international music festival Bishkek-Jazz-Spring.

Yesterday, a number of Kazakh media outlets published & nbsp; footage with Ruzakhunov's recognition of participation in the pogroms in Alma-Ata. The video shows traces of beatings on the musician's face.

His arrest caused a resonance in the social networks of Kyrgyzstan. In Bishkek, a rally was held near the Kazakh embassy, ​​the participants of which demanded the release of Ruzakhunov.

Earlier it was reported that the President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov allowed his fellow citizens to take part in the protests in Kazakhstan. At the same time, he said that the country's authorities will protect all their citizens who did not participate in the riots and are “ unfairly held accountable. ''


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