Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev casts his ballot during parliamentary elections in Astana in January 2012. Photo: EPA

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, 78, resigns after nearly three decades in office

  • In shock announcement, Nazarbayev said remainder of his presidency will be served by chairman of the senate, loyalist Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
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Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev casts his ballot during parliamentary elections in Astana in January 2012. Photo: EPA
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