The Kazakh authorities can be satisfied: at the end of elections that were neither free nor fair, the opposition may have won just one seat--but the West still claims to see some progress. You have reached a premium content area of TOL. To read this entire article please login if you are already a TOL subscriber. Not a subscriber? Subscribe today for access to: Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles). You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.