The troops are being pulled in in Kazakhstan
The government of Kazakhstan anticipates public outcry against the devaluation of Kazakhstani national currency. It is known that riots have already broken out in Alma-Ata, where the Central bank of Kazakhstan which has become unable to defend the tenge is situated.
According to eyewitness accounts there is a sharpise in prices throughout the retail shops and one can see profiteers in the streets who offer foreign currencies for an astonishing price. Still the majority of the currency exchange offices remain closed.
In order to prevent the riot outbreaks the government pulls in the national military forces towards the state’s major cities. The formal submission for tanks in the streets is checking out the troops’ alert status.