After Vladimir Putin announced a “partial” mobilization, more than 200,000 citizens of the Russian Federation entered Kazakhstan, while 147,000 have already left. This is reported by the Orda edition with reference to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, Marat Akhmetzhanov.
The Minister said that since yesterday the situation at the borders has returned to normal.
“Yesterday, more than 7,000 Russian citizens entered our country, about 11,000 left. The arrivals are leaving. Everything is under immigration control.”
He added that so far 68 people have applied for citizenship.
On September 21, Vladimir Putin announced a "partial" mobilization. The authorities say that only professional military men will go to fight, but in reality, subpoenas are handed out to anyone. For example, older men with diabetes, deafness, myopia, and even the dead . At the end of September, traffic jams formed on the Russian-Kazakh border, at some checkpoints they stretched for more than 12 km. At the same time, regular buses stand in separate queues, but traffic is also difficult for them.
A multi-kilometer traffic jam formed at the Russian-Georgian border checkpoint Upper Lars a day after the announcement of mobilization, The Insider published a video from the copter. While the Russians were trying to leave the country en masse against the backdrop of “partial” mobilization, State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin proposed giving cars abandoned at the border to the families of men who went to fight in Ukraine.