In the unrecognized Transnistria held presidential elections

В непризнанном Приднестровье проходят выборы президента

Elections in Transnistria 11.12.2016

In the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic (PMR) held presidential elections. About it reports “TASS”.

In particular, opened the 260 polling stations, the right to vote have about 417 thousand people. Local authorities this year have reduced the turnout threshold from 50 percent to 25 percent.

Survey results show that in the lead acting head of the region Yevgeny Shevchuk and former Chairman of the local Parliament Vadim Krasnoselsky. Also at the head of the Republic claimed such candidates: Deputy of the Supreme Council Oleg Horjan, Prosecutor Alexander deli, Director of the Tiraspol branch of the Odessa legal Academy Vladimir Grigoriev and unemployed Irina Vasilachi.

The newsletter also has a column “against all”. If none of the candidates receive more than half of votes will be declared the second round.

About 11 o’clock in the building of the Transnistrian Central electoral Commission for a while the lights went out, now power supply is restored, the event reasons are still unknown.

People are actively voting for. Polling station number 7. Bender. pic.twitter.com/6R2sLhZdUH

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The international community does not recognize the so-called Republic as an independent state and considers it part of Moldova.

We will remind, today in 13 regions of Ukraine started the election of deputies of village, settlement and city councils and the relevant village, settlement and city chairmen in 41 United local community.

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