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 People protest against pro-Russian president election winner Dodon in Chisinau

A rally is held on the Great National Assembly Square in the center of Chisinau (Moldova). The participants call on reviewing the results of the second round of the presidential election won by the pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon.

The activists demand the cancellation of the results of the second round of voting, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

Protesters believe that the second round of presidential elections was rigged. They demanded the resignation of the CEC leaders and foreign minister. The activists chanted: "Down with the rigging!", "We want future!", "We need a European president," "Maia Sandu is the president!", "Down with Dodon!"

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They also chanted slogans for the unification of Moldova with Romania.

Several hundred people attended the rally. Most of them are young people. Politicians do not participate in the demonstrations.

The protest is peaceful. Several dozen police officers monitor the order, but do not interfere.

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Last night, the pro-European parties candidate Maia Sandu dissociated herself from the protesters and supporters of unification with Romania. She said she will uphold justice in the courts.

The winner of the second round of presidential elections in Moldova, which took place on Nov.13, was the Socialists Party candidate Igor Dodon. He received 52.11% votes, while Maia Sandu received 47.89%. Sandu said the election results were rigged. She is trying to uphold them in court.
 
 
 
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