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'Old Man, Go Away!' Dozens Detained At Kazakh Protests

Police detained dozens of people in Kazakhstan’s two main cities on December 16 during protests demanding political reforms, the release of political prisoners, and the sidelining of the family of former President Nursultan Nazarbaev. Although Nazarbaev resigned in March, he continues to exercise significant political influence.

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Pyotr Trotsenko

Pyotr Trotsenko is a journalist in RFE/RL's Kazakh Service.

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