Elections 2019-09-20 Central Asians back Moscow voters saying 'no' to ruling Kremlin party The humiliating loss to Vladimir Putin's party in Moscow reflects a wider rejection of the Russian regime in Central Asia and beyond. 2019-06-10 Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as new president Opponents of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev were quick to congratulate him on the victory, but the election was marred by claims of voting irregularities and arrests. 2019-05-16 Preparations for Kazakh presidential election monitoring begin Kazakhstan's Central Election Commission has so far accredited 67 international observers. 2018-11-06 Kazakh, international analysts discuss role of new technology in electoral processes Technology can play an important role in increasing transparency, accountability and public confidence in elections, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said. 2018-03-20 Kremlin coercion in Central Asia to continue following Putin election charade Putin's election will result in the Kremlin's same old policies for Central Asia: using it as a backyard for military adventurism and treating the region's citizens as second class. 2017-10-16 Kyrgyz presidential election 'organised' and 'fair', observers say Former PM Sooronbai Jeenbekov won a clear majority of the votes, promising to speed up reforms. 2017-09-19 Kyrgyzstan eyes extremist threat as elections near Elections are coming October 15 and Kyrgyzstan wants no terrorist incident to mar them. 2016-11-16 Uzbekistan strengthens security measures Uzbekistan is stepping up security measures on the eve of the December 4 presidential election.