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Maia Sandu Wins Moldova Presidential Election

 

  • Maia Sandu has won Moldova's presidential election after a run-off vote against the incumbent Igor Dodon.
  • With almost all the ballots counted, Ms Sandu has won 57.7% of the vote compared to Mr Dodon's 42.2%.
  • Ms Sandu, 48, is a former World Bank economist who favours closer ties with the European Union. Mr Dodon, meanwhile, is openly backed by Russia.