Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev Resigns After 30 Years Of Power

The Guardian: Kazakhstan president Nazarbayev steps down after 30 years in power

Nursultan Nazarbayev has led oil-rich country since fall of the Soviet Union

Kazakhstan’s president has announced his retirement after nearly 30 years as leader of the central Asian nation.

Nursultan Nazarbayev has led the oil-rich country since the fall of the Soviet Union, first as its Communist leader and then as president. He made the announcement in a surprise public address on national television on Tuesday evening.

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WNU Editor: This was unexpected. His replacement will be Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker .... Kazakhstan’s Senate Speaker Tokayev to serve as acting president (TASS). The Kremlin is surprised .... Senior Russian lawmaker says Kazakh leader's resignation is unexpected: agencies (REuters)

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