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%.