NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - As the dust settles following Kazakhstan’s elections, some outside observers are concluding that the approach taken by the Kazakh government in support of a gradual democratic transition could serve as a template for other Central Asian countries in the event that, despite the arrests of protestors and a range of minor violations noted by international observers during the 9 June poll, they opt to follow Nur-Sultan’s lead and move towards a more pluralistic model of gove...


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