Moldovans elect pro-Russian President


Moldovans decided to choose a pro-Russian candidate in yesterday’s second round runoff of the presidential election.

Igor Dodon of the pro-Russian and left-wing Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) took around 52.29% of the vote with 99.9% of the vote counted. His pro-European opponent, Maia Sandu of the centre-right Action and Solidarity Party PAS) took 47.71%.

Turnout was around 53%.

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