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Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?
May 18, 2021

Is Mongolia Heading Toward One-Party Rule?

By Enkhbaigali Byambasuren
A constitutional and legislative crisis resulted in a hunger strike ahead of the June presidential election.

Mismanagement Fuels Mongolia’s COVID-19 Spike
April 22, 2021

Mismanagement Fuels Mongolia’s COVID-19 Spike

By Oyunsuren Damdinsuren
Inconsistent policies and double standard are confusing Mongolia's pandemic response at the most critical time.
Grappling With Parliament Limiting His Powers, Mongolian President Moves to Dissolve Ruling Party
April 20, 2021

Grappling With Parliament Limiting His Powers, Mongolian President Moves to Dissolve Ruling Party

By Marissa Smith, Bulgan Batdorj, and Julian Dierkes
Political maneuvering ahead of June's presidential election may post a general threat to Mongolia's democracy.

With New PM, a New Generation Taking Charge in Mongolia
January 27, 2021

With New PM, a New Generation Taking Charge in Mongolia

By Julian Dierkes and Bolor Lkhaajav
Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene represents a new type of Mongolian leader: a younger, Western-educated professional with a strong policy focus.

Mongolia’s New Parliament: Familiar Party, Fresher Faces
June 25, 2020

Mongolia’s New Parliament: Familiar Party, Fresher Faces

By Julian Dierkes and Marissa Smith
The MPP retains its supermajority, but there is more to the results than simply a consolidation of power by the ruling party.

Mongolia Just Chose a New President. What Now?
July 08, 2017

Mongolia Just Chose a New President. What Now?

By Julian Dierkes
Mongolia is set for 3 years of cohabitation between President Battulga and an MPP parliament.

Ahead of Presidential Election, Mongolia Corruption Scandal Has a New Twist
June 19, 2017

Ahead of Presidential Election, Mongolia Corruption Scandal Has a New Twist

By Bolor Lkhaajav
A Facebook live video from a whistleblower resurrects a previous bribery scandal.
The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
June 06, 2017

The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins

By Julian Dierkes
A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...

Mongolian People’s Party Routs Democratic Party in Parliamentary Elections
July 01, 2016

Mongolian People’s Party Routs Democratic Party in Parliamentary Elections

By Peter Bittner
Independent observers called the election orderly and competitive, but tainted by last-minute electoral legislation.

Mongolia Votes
July 01, 2016

Mongolia Votes

By Peter Bittner
The Diplomat's Peter Bittner provides a first-hand look at election day in Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar.

Tensions High as Mongolians Cast Ballots in Parliamentary Elections
June 29, 2016

Tensions High as Mongolians Cast Ballots in Parliamentary Elections

By Peter Bittner
Fears of potential unrest have led the capital city to ban public assembly, alcohol sales.
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