Kazakhstan: What’s The Story?

The lowdown on the latest crisis in Central Asia

Protests in Aqtobe, Kazakhstan. January 4, 2022. Courtesy: Esetok/Wikimedia Commons.

The first week of 2022 opened with tear gas and stun grenades in the Republic of Kazakstan (1).

Following a spike in fuel prices, protesters took to the streets to voice their grievances. The protests gradually went national, escalating to violent confrontations with authorities in some cities.

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Grady Bolding

Grady Bolding

Freelance writer and contributor to Cultured Vultures. Interests include media, film, and politics.

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