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    Socialist Party's Igor Dodon is leading in the second round of Moldova's presidential election after almost 69 percent of votes counted, the country's Central Election Commission said in a Sunday statement.

    CHISINAU (Sputnik) — Dodon's rival of the Liberal Democratic Party, Maia Sandu, has won 41.9 percent of votes at the moment.

    "Igor Dodon wins 58.1 percent or 480,185 votes; [opposition candidate from Action and Solidarity Party] Maia Sandu wins 41.9 percent or 346,308 votes," the statement said.

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