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January 18, 1992 | From Associated Press
Thousands of students enraged by soaring prices and empty bread shops smashed windows, overturned cars and battled police in a Central Asian city, authorities said Friday. Two students were reportedly killed, and several were wounded. The riots in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, represented the worst violence connected with the new reforms launched in former Soviet republics. Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin freed prices on Jan. 2 to spur production and plant the seeds of a market economy.
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January 18, 1992 | From Associated Press
Thousands of students enraged by soaring prices and empty bread shops smashed windows, overturned cars and battled police in a Central Asian city, authorities said Friday. Two students were reportedly killed, and several were wounded. The riots in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, represented the worst violence connected with the new reforms launched in former Soviet republics. Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin freed prices on Jan. 2 to spur production and plant the seeds of a market economy.
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