Hint of early elections in Kazakhstan?

Hint of early elections in Kazakhstan?

Rumours about presidential and parliamentary early elections in Kazakhstan are intensifying. Presidential elections may take place as soon as the beginning of 2019 – more than one year ahead of schedule. The last presidential elections were held on 26 April 2015, when...
Iran’s domestic politics under sanctions 

Iran’s domestic politics under sanctions 

One of the known political patterns of the Islamic Republic is that increased external pressure leads to increased internal cohesion. Nonetheless, the competition for power means that factionalism has not been stamped out. Even though the top leadership has instructed...