Kazakhstan Protests Aftermath 6738643 10.01.2022 A view shows a bullet-pierced side glass of a car during mass protests

Kazakhstan Protests Aftermath 6738643 10.01.2022 A view shows a bullet-pierced side glass of a car during mass protests triggered by fuel price increase in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Protests sparked by rising fuel prices, started in the towns of Zhanaozen and Aktau in western Kazakhstan on January 2 and spread rapidly across the country. On January 5, President Tokayev dismissed the government and declared a 2-week state of emergency in the Mangistau and Almaty regions, as well as in the cities of Almaty and Nur-Sultan. Vasily Krestyaninov / Sputnik Almaty Kazakhstan PUBLICATIONxINxGERxSUIxAUTxONLY Copyright: xVasilyxKrestyaninovx