RT News - January 06 2022 (12:00 MSK)
Protesters gather again in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty, including in front of local hospitals, reportedly barring access. The Central Asian nation's been rocked by days of unrest, triggered by increased fuel prices. An anti-terror operation is launched in Almaty with reports of shoot-outs between security forces and protesters. Authorities say dozens of rioters were killed, as they tried to storm government and police buildings overnight. A local journalist tells us about the unrest in his city. Desperate measures in desperate times: France reportedly allows Covid-infected medics with no or few symptoms to work, amid major hospital staff shortages and a heated debate in parliament over whether to roll out vaccine passes.