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Tajikistan Election to Extend President's Two-Decade Rule i
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Zlatica Hoke
November 06, 2013 5:49 AM
The tightly controlled Central Asian country of Tajikistan is holding a presidential vote Wednesday. Zlatica Hoke reports the election is expected to extend the rule of longtime Russian-backed leader Emomali Rakhmon by another seven years.

Tajikistan Election to Extend President's Two-Decade Rule

Zlatica Hoke

Published November 06, 2013

The tightly controlled Central Asian country of Tajikistan is holding a presidential vote Wednesday. Zlatica Hoke reports the election is expected to extend the rule of longtime Russian-backed leader Emomali Rakhmon by another seven years.


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