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Maia Sandu wins the Moldova Presidential Election

Maia Sandu
  • Maia Sandu has won Moldova’s presidential election after a run-off vote against the incumbent Igor Dodon.
  • Ms. Sandu has won 57.7% of the vote compared to Mr. Dodon’s 42.2%. Sandu is a retired World Bank economist who favours closer ties with the European UnionMr. Dodon, meanwhile, is fully backed by Russia.