What’s Going on in Kazakhstan?
Earlier this year in January, the president of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, requested assistance from the Russian-led military alliance of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to calm the streets of the largest city in Kazakhstan—Almaty. The streets erupted with protests against the rise of gas prices. These protests morphed into violence, with armed rioters and government forces fighting against each other. On January 5th and 6th, … Continue reading What’s Going on in Kazakhstan?