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4 Jan, 2022 21:29

How a hike in fuel prices led to mass unrest in Kazakhstan

The Central Asian nation is seeing a wave of mass protests triggered by price rises
How a hike in fuel prices led to mass unrest in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has had a rocky start to the new year, with protests spreading across the huge country. This is how a spike in the cost of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prompted thousands to take to the streets.

LPG prices have doubled in a matter of days. The country is a top ten gas exporter and top 20 in the provision of oil. 

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