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I would take exception to the Press Association article that alleges security was "exceptionally tight". I've seen exceptionally tight security at events in Kazakhstan, and this was not it.

There were a large number of unarmed people in red whose job it was to keep people off the streets along the route. Most did so politely and the crowd of people, while curious, was for the most part pretty orderly. I took photos and video at three spots along the route, starting at Republic Square, and saw no significant problems, nor any sign of Uighur or Tibetan protestors.