Russia assessed holding of presidential elections in Moldova

Russian Senator Vladimir Krugly praised the holding of presidential elections in Moldova. His words are reported by RIA Novosti.

According to Krugly, who is a member of the Federation Council delegation overseeing the second round of elections, the voting was in accordance with international requirements and passed without significant violations.

On November 15, the second round of presidential elections was held in Moldova. It is attended by the incumbent President Igor Dodon and the head of the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party, Maia Sandu. In total, more than two thousand polling stations were opened on the territory of the country, and another 139 worked abroad.

The first round of the presidential elections in Moldova took place on November 1. As a result, Dodon received 32 percent of the vote, Sandu – 36 percent. Voter turnout reached 42.7 percent (1.2 million people).