Analysis: The big winner of last week's elections in Kazakhstan was never in doubt - the presidents party Nur Otan. But due to a recent change in the law, for the first time the parliament is required to have at least one other party represented. But who is its real master?
Exploiting the oil reserves in the Caspian Sea has proven more difficult then expected. But after more than a decade of preparation, the Kashagan project hailed as the largest oil project in the world is finally inching its way towards completion.