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Violent protests sparked in Kazakhstan as car fuel prices double

Telegraph, 05 Jan 2022
The largest nationwide protests in Kazakhstan since the collapse of the Soviet Union 30 years ago have forced the Kazakh government to resign.

In unprecedented scenes, protesters in cities across this Central Asian state defied a ban on unsanctioned demonstrations and scuffled with police. The sounds of sirens and the flashes of stun grenades filled the streets of Almaty, the country's largest city, through the night.

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