Summary of the week. January 21-27: Overview of events and expert assessments

28 January 2019

A new wave of riots began in Paris

A demonstration of “red scarves” – opponents of “yellow vests” – began in France. Supporters of the new movement protest against continuing violence and vandalism in the streets. The organizers say that they agree with the reasons of the protests and they also do not support the economic policy of Emmanuel Macron; however, they call for order and demand to stop transforming a protest into a political tool.

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