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Pro-Russian Parties Win Kyrgyzstan Polls

Electoral officials in Kyrgyzstan say President Almazbek Atambayev's pro-Russian Social Democratic Party won Sunday's parliamentary polls, with other loosely aligned parties poised to form a new coalition government. With virtually all votes counted, officials said the Social Democrats were winning  nearly 27 percent of the vote, with the nationalist opposition (Respublika-Ata-Jurt) party winning 20 percent. In all, six parties mainly supporting closer ties with Moscow...

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