Nursultan Nazarbayev
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Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev won 95.5% of votes,

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has won an crushing election victory, saying he now has "carte blanche" to continue national reform.

The country's Central Election Commission said he had won 95.5% of votes, based on partial results.

Mr Nazarbayev, 70, told supporters he would "continue the course of economic, political and social reforms".

Rayhan Demytrie reports.

  • 04 Apr 2011