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Smirnov Reportedly Wins Elections in Transnistria

10 December 2001 CHISINAU, 10 December (BASA-press)–The central election commission in Tiraspol announced this afternoon that current [Transnistrian administration] leader Igor Smirnov has won the “presidential” elections in [Moldova’s break-away republic of] Transnistria. Preliminary results indicate that Smirnov gathered 85 percent of the tallied votes, while the other two candidates–Tom Zenovich and Alexander Radchenko–gathered 7.2 […]