Jan 12, 2022

AMERICA UNCOVERED

Putin CRUSHES Kazakhstan Protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent in troops after Kazakhstan president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev asked for help quelling protests. The protests began over anger at increased fuel prices, but grew to include discontent over corruption. In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at why people are protesting former Kazakhstan leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, what Putin's interest in Kazakhstan is, and what Putin's involvement in Kazakhstan could mean for Ukraine.

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