The pro-Russian candidate was excluded from the elections

Saturday, 22 October, 2016 - 12:00

The Appeal Chamner of Kishinev (Chișinău) has decided to exclude from the race of the candidate from the pro-Russian party «The Republican Socio-Political Movement Equality (Șor Party)» Inna Popenko. It has happened just before the presidential elections, which were going to be held in Moldova on 30 October.

She was accused of using in the course of the election campaign undeclared funds and bribery of voters.

Popenko rejects all these accusations.

Besides, the upcoming elections is going to be the first direct elections from 1996.