The odonate fauna of Kazakhstan (86 spp.) is reviewed, using literature data, miscellaneous collections and the results of an expedition by the authors in July 2004. Aeshna caerulea, A. subarctica, Somatochlora graeseri (all from the S Altai mountains), Macromia amphigena fraenata (Sibinskie Lakes near Ust’- Kamenogorsk), Calopteryx samarcandica, Coenagrion hylas and Anormogomphus kiritchenkoi (all based on specimens in Zool. Inst. Russ. Acad. Sci., St. Petersburg) are first records for the country.