Turkmenistan's Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov
Voters in Turkmenistan are going to the polls to choose a successor to late autocratic President Saparmurat Niyazov amid hopes of a political thaw. Here's the official Turkmenistan government news release.
Six men are vying for the post - the first multi-candidate elections in the gas-rich Central Asian nation.
UPDATE: - Sunday, February 11th - It's ELECTION DAY IN TURKMENISTAN!!
You can get up to speed here with earlier Buckdog stories on the situation.
The Turkmenistan thing.