Almaty city hall stormed as Kazakhstan protests spin out of control

Protesters storm the city hall in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty as unprecedented unrest in the Central Asian nation spins out of control. Tear gas hangs in the air and police are at the scene in riot gear, which some protesters take from them. Protests were sparked by a New Year energy price increase, and have swept across Kazakhstan in a rare challenge to the ex-Soviet country's authoritarian government.

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