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Igor Dodon wins Moldova presidential election

Igor Dodon wins Moldova presidential election
 
Moldova's presidential candidate Igor Dodon during a press conference after the end of voting in Chisinau on November 13, 2016 Reuters/Gleb Garanich

Pro-Russia candidate Igor Dodon has been elected as the new President of Moldova. He takes over from President Timoftai who has supported European Union sanctions on Russia, and he defeated the pro-Europe candidate, Maia Sandu.

Filip Warwick reports from Chinisau, the capital of Moldova, on Igor Dodon - the country’s new leader who is expected to bring a more pro-Russia attitude to the office of president.


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