In Aktau, Kazakhstan, gas stations have begun to operate, but gasoline is sold here only with coupons, RIA Novosti reports, citing local media outlets.
There are huge traffic jams at gas stations in the city, people stand idle at gas stations for hours.
It is noted that gas is sold at 50 tenge ($ 0.11), as previously promised by the government of the republic.
In early January, riots erupted in Kazakhstan due to rising prices for liquefied petroleum gas.
On January 6, it became known that the republic’s authorities had introduced maximum prices for gas and petrol. Measures to stabilize the situation will be in effect for six months.