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Bolat Abilov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Bolat Abilov excluded from parliament race

Six candidates from four parties have been excluded from party lists of the upcoming Majilis elections

Bolat Abilov excluded from parliament race
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Nazarbayev vetoed decision on impossibility of elections in Zhanaozen

Kazakhstan President vetoed the decision of the Constitutional Council on impossibility of holding the elections in Zhanaozen.

Nazarbayev vetoed decision on impossibility of elections in Zhanaozen
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Kazakhstan Central Election Commission registered another 145 observers

Kazakhstan Central Election Commission has registered another 145 observers.

Kazakhstan Central Election Commission registered another 145 observers
Kazakhstan CEC
Kazakhstan CEC accredited another 38 observers

Kazakhstan Central Election Commission accredited 38 more observers.

Kazakhstan CEC accredited another 38 observers
Kuandyk Turgankulov. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Turgankulov does not rule out necessity of lowering election threshold

Three or five percent would not be a subject of bargaining. We just need to study the world practice: CEC Chairman.

Turgankulov does not rule out necessity of lowering election threshold
Nurlan Nigmatulin. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Nurlan Nigmatulin likely to become Majilis speaker

The new Majilis is likely to be headed by Nurlan Nigmatulin.

Nurlan Nigmatulin likely to become Majilis speaker
14th meeting of Nur Otan party. ©Danial Okassov
Many former Majilis members are not on the candidates list

Many of the former members of the Majilis who signed the request to dissolve the Chamber did not get into Nur Otan's candidates list.

Many former Majilis members are not on the candidates list
Gani Kassymov. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Barrier for parties to gain parliament seat could be lowered in Kazakhstan

Senator Gani Kassymov asked to lower the barrier for parties to obtain parliament seats from 7 to 3 percent.

Barrier for parties to gain parliament seat could be lowered in Kazakhstan
head research worker of Kazakhstan President's Institute of Strategic Research Irina Chernykh. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Majority of Kazakhstan citizens will vote for Nur Otan: poll

Over 64 percent of Kazakhstan citizens are going to vote for Nur Otan party at the coming parliamentary elections: poll.

Majority of Kazakhstan citizens will vote for Nur Otan: poll
Chairman of Kazakhstan Central Election Commission Kuandyk Turgankulov. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan CEC to increase support to political parties

Kazakhstan Central Election Commission will increase state support to political parties and candidates in 2011.

Kazakhstan CEC to increase support to political parties
Yermukhamet Yertysbayev. Photo by  Maksim Popov©
Yertysbayev: Kazakhstan Government will resign on January 16, 2012

Kazakhstan Government will resign right after the early Majilis elections of January 15, 2012.

Yertysbayev: Kazakhstan Government will resign on January 16, 2012
Sailau system. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Sailau e-system will not be used at Kazakhstan parliamentary elections in 2012

Sailau electronic voting system will not be used for parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan in 2012.

Sailau e-system will not be used at Kazakhstan parliamentary elections in 2012
Kazakhstan Finance Minister Bolat Zhamishev. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Early Majilis elections may cause change of Cabinet: Finance Minister

Finance Minister does not rule out that dissolving of the Majilis and forming of a new chamber may cause the Kazakhstan government to resign.

Early Majilis elections may cause change of Cabinet: Finance Minister
Kazakhstan Majilis. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Majilismen to leave Parliament within two days

President signed a Decree on dissolving the Parliament: MP.

Majilismen to leave Parliament within two days
Majilis © Daniyal Okassov
President Nazarbayev admits the society needs a multi-party parliament

I will consider a decree to dismiss the Majilis and call an early election: President Nazarbayev.

President Nazarbayev admits the society needs a multi-party parliament
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Maksim Popov
Nazarbayev discussed early Majilis elections

November 15 Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed elections to Majilis.

Nazarbayev discussed early Majilis elections
Ermukhamet Ertysbayev. ©Maksim Popov
President Nazarbayev may sign decree to dissolve the Majilis today

Earlier Tengrinews.kz reported, citing Mr. Ertysbayev that early Majilis (lower chamber) elections are likely to take place January 15.

President Nazarbayev may sign decree to dissolve the Majilis today
Ermukhamet Ertysbayev. ©Maksim Popov
Early Majilis elections may take place mid-January: Advisor to the President

According to Ermukhamet Ertysbayev, Majilis deputies are taking the right position: Kazakhstan is entering its third decade since independence and we can enter the new stage with a new Parliament and a new Government.

Early Majilis elections may take place mid-January: Advisor to the President
Majilis © Daniyal Okassov
Majilis calls President Nazarbayev to dissolve them

Next year Kazakhstan is entering a new decade since independence (…) it is important to enter this new stage with a renewed Government and Parliament: Majilisman Sabilyanov.

Majilis calls President Nazarbayev to dissolve them
Prime-Minister Karim Massimov in Majilis. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Kazakhstan Majilis approved 2012-2014 budget

Deputies of Kazakhstan Majilis passed the 2012-2014 draft budget.

Kazakhstan Majilis approved 2012-2014 budget