Kazakhstan Blames Violent Protests on Criminals; 'It Was Hell'

The country’s protests over fuel-price rises were largely peaceful for three days before descending into violence. The government and the original protesters more or less agree on one point: Demonstrations were hijacked by violent criminals...

Kazakhstan Blames Violent Protests on Criminals; 'It Was Hell'
The country’s protests over fuel-price rises were largely peaceful for three days before descending into violence. The government and the original protesters more or less agree on one point: Demonstrations were hijacked by violent criminals seeking to destabilize the nation and effect a coup.