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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Chisinau Mayor Re-Elected

CHISINAU, Moldova — The pro-European alliance candidate has won a key mayoral race for Moldova's capital against a pro-Russian Communist candidate.

Election authorities in Chisinau said Dorin Chirtoaca won 50.6 percent of the vote, while Igor Dodon scored 49.4 percent. Chirtoaca has been mayor since 2007 in the city of 1 million.