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What Does Kazakhstan’s Presidential Election Mean for the US?
June 18, 2019

What Does Kazakhstan’s Presidential Election Mean for the US?

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from George Voloshin.

Kazakhstan Turns a Blind Eye to the Opposition Riddle
June 13, 2019

Kazakhstan Turns a Blind Eye to the Opposition Riddle

By Paolo Sorbello
The government’s reaction to election protests obfuscates the diverse nature of civic activism in Kazakhstan.
Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?
April 09, 2019

Snap Presidential Elections Called in Kazakhstan. But Why?

By Catherine Putz
One really has to wonder what the point of all this political theater has been?

Did Kazakhstan's Elections Matter?
March 31, 2016

Did Kazakhstan's Elections Matter?

By Catherine Putz
Why did Astana hold elections early and does it matter that the results were more of the same?

Understanding Kazakhstan’s Politics, Again
March 25, 2016

Understanding Kazakhstan’s Politics, Again

By Dena Sholk
The people of Kazakhstan have made their preferences clear.

Western Whitewashing of Kazakhstan's Election
March 22, 2016

Western Whitewashing of Kazakhstan's Election

By Casey Michel
Not only was the recent election more of the same, but Astana seems to have roped the same experts into praising it.

Meet Kazakhstan's New Parliament, Same as the Old Parliament
March 21, 2016

Meet Kazakhstan's New Parliament, Same as the Old Parliament

By Catherine Putz
Exit polls point to an overwhelming Nur Otan victory, not that anyone expected anything else.
Is Kazakhstan Holding the World’s Most Boring Election?
March 14, 2016

Is Kazakhstan Holding the World’s Most Boring Election?

By Catherine Putz
In other words, the “low-key” election will do nothing to infuse Astana with new ideas or fresh blood.

Kazakhstan’s Snap Elections: Watching the Watchers
February 04, 2016

Kazakhstan’s Snap Elections: Watching the Watchers

By Casey Michel
Not all election monitors were created equal.

Why Kazakhstan Is Going to the Polls Early
February 02, 2016

Why Kazakhstan Is Going to the Polls Early

By Erlan Idrissov
The country will hold parliamentary elections early to strengthen its resilience to the global economic crisis.

Why Is Kazakhstan Holding Early Parliamentary Elections?
January 26, 2016

Why Is Kazakhstan Holding Early Parliamentary Elections?

By Catherine Putz
The president’s party already has a supermajority, so why hold snap elections?
Should We Stop Calling Kazakhstan an Autocracy?
September 03, 2015

Should We Stop Calling Kazakhstan an Autocracy?

By Catherine Putz
Nazarbayev says we should take Central Asia's culture and history into account and quit calling him an autocrat.

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