• Jake Hartnett

What to expect from a Khurelsukh-Battulga showdown

While the resignation of Khurelsukh’s cabinet on January 21st in response to anti-government protests elicited cheers from some commentators, more seasoned watchers of Mongolian politics read it as a “grand accountability gestureto kick off a presidential campaign. Khurelsukh’s parting comments, in which he blamed President Kh.Battulga for inciting the protesters, give credence to this interpretation of events.

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