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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “FRANCE 24 in Kazakhstan : What happened in Almaty ? • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description.

Over 2,000 Russia-led troops began withdrawing from Kazakhstan after being deployed when peaceful protests over an energy price hike turned into unprecedented violence claiming dozens of lives. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday (January 12) visited Almaty, the largest city that was hit hardest by the turmoil, vowing to repair damage there. FRANCE 24’s Elena Volochine reports from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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