Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The international community blamed for a succession of events that led to the 2008 conflict.
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
Politicians turn their attention to the war-torn east.
Analysts say that controversial delay reflects a far deeper crisis.
The authorities may not be able to ignore mass rallies which greeted presidential vote.
16 Sep 15
Main political groupings go through mergers and defections, but the essence of politics remains the same.
11 Sep 15
Debate audiences examine the pluses and minuses of engaging with insurgents.
8 Sep 15
"I couldn’t make myself go and vote. How could I?"
24 Aug 15
Some believe pending legislation could help tackle abuses, while others say Islam provides women with protection.
12 Aug 15
Events in July cover political challenges and unease at election delay.
7 Aug 15
Overdue polls cannot take place until changes are made to the voting system.
12 Jun 15
According to the constitution, polls should have been held weeks ago.
20 May 15
Domestic politics go largely ignored as international community says it doesn't recognise the state so can't recognise its elections.
18 May 15
Keeping everyone guessing helps ensure President Nazarbaev’s position is unassailable.
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