Moldova torn between Russia and West in presidential runoff

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    Votes are being counted after Moldova’s presidential runoff. The election is being seen as a choice between closer relations with Russia or the European Union. Incumbent Igor Dodon is pro-Moscow, while the his opponent, former Prime Minister Maia Sandu, who won the first-round vote earlier this month, favours closer ties with the EU. Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports from Chisinau, Moldova. –

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