Moldova’s presidential election heads towards runoff

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    Moldova is set for a presidential election runoff on Sunday after no candidate won a majority in a first round. Pro-Russian incumbent Igor Dodon is up against Pro-European Union opposition candidate Maia Sandu. It has been a bitter campaign and the post-Soviet country is at a crossroads with many watching which direction it will take. Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports from the capital, Chisinau. –

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    Moldova, an Eastern European country and former Soviet republic, has varied terrain including forests, rocky hills and vineyards. Its wine regions include Nistreana, known for reds, and Codru, home to some of the world’s largest cellars. Capital Chișinău has Soviet-style architecture and the National Museum of History, exhibiting art and ethnographic collections that reflect cultural links with neighboring Romania. 

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