Kazakhstan

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Is Kazakhstan’s ‘dialogue of civilizations’ all about image, or doing some real good?

Check out this new article by CAP Director, Marlene Laruelle. Reposted from the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/06/27/is-kazakhstans-dialogue-of-civilizations-all-about-image-or-doing-some-real-good/

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The Power of Soft Power in Kazakhstan

Presidential elections were held in Kazakhstan on April 26, 2015. Incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev was easily reelected with more than 97 percent of the votes. The majority of the electorate understood that the election was organized to be a confirmation vote for the president.