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Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev to Extend Rule, Delay Succession

Kazakhs voted today in an election that is set to extend President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s two-decade rule in central Asia's biggest energy producer.

Nazarbayev, 70, who has been in power since 1989, called snap elections two months ago after scrapping a referendum to extend his term until 2020. Presidential elections were originally scheduled for 2012.