The approximate damage to Kazakhstani business from unrest in the country is tentatively estimated at 40 billion tenge (more than $ 90 million), TASS reports with reference to the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs.
According to the chamber, at 17.00 (14.00 Moscow time) the amount of damage suffered during the riots of business amounted to 39.5 billion tenge (89.8 million dollars) only in Alma-Ata.
Atameken noted that the calculations are approximate – it is not possible to assess the damage to the majority of tenants, since businessmen do not have access to the facilities.
Since January 2, residents of Kazakhstan have been massively protesting against the rise in prices for liquefied gas. There are dead and injured. Against the backdrop of incessant protests and pogroms, the president of the republic turned to his CSTO partners for help. On January 6, the first units of Russian peacekeepers arrived in the country.
Earlier it was reported that about 2,000 people were detained in Almaty. The police are sweeping the streets in connection with the riots. It also became known about the shooting and special operations in the city.