Kazakhstan Declares Emergency Amid Protests over Fuel Hikes

By Democracy Now

HAVANA TIMES – The president of Kazakhstan has declared a two-week state of emergency in parts of the country and has dismissed his entire Cabinet following days of protests over rising fuel prices. Earlier today, protesters in the oil-rich nation stormed the mayor’s office in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, and attempted to break into the presidential residence.

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