Kazakhstan’s Government Resigns Amid Unrest Over Fuel Prices

MOSCOW—Mass protests in Kazakhstan around an boost in gasoline price ranges have prompted the country’s authoritarian governing administration to resign and the president to impose a point out of unexpected emergency in a disaster that threatens to destabilize the oil-loaded previous Soviet republic.

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has declared a two-week curfew in Kazakhstan’s western Mangistau location and in Almaty, the country’s premier city. The constraints include a ban on mass gatherings and limitations on movement.