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After 30 years in power, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is resigning

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    ainar-g Link
    It's honestly kind of amazing that he decided to do it himself. This is a respectable move in my opinion. I sincerely wish a peaceful election and a more prosperous democratic future to the people...

    It's honestly kind of amazing that he decided to do it himself. This is a respectable move in my opinion. I sincerely wish a peaceful election and a more prosperous democratic future to the people of Kazakhstan.

    1. SuperGracchiBros (edited ) Link Parent
      I certainly hope so, but from the article this seems more like he's abdicating the throne to his chosen successor. Admittedly I don't know much about Kazakh politics, but it looks as if he's...

      I certainly hope so, but from the article this seems more like he's abdicating the throne to his chosen successor. Admittedly I don't know much about Kazakh politics, but it looks as if he's retaining a significant amount of power, and not transitioning to democracy.

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