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Residents wearing masks line up to cast their vote outside of the Parliamentary election district voting station no.23-9 in Bayanzurkh district of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Mongolians were voting in parliamentary elections Wednesday across the vast, lightly populated country, a U.S. ally squeezed between authoritarian governments in China and Russia. The polls are being held amid considerable success in the country's fight against the coronavirus, with just 215 cases of COVID-19 recorded. All of them have been imported and no one has died. (AP Photo/Ganbat Namjilsangarav)

Mongolian People's Party retains strong parliament majority

Jun. 25, 2020 3:55 AM EDT

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — The Mongolian People’s Party retained a strong parliamentary majority, preliminary election results showed Thursday, as the U.S.-allied nation sandwiched between Russia and China held onto its democratic principles amid economic woes. The MPP secured 62 of 76 seats,...

Preliminary results show Mongolian People's Party retaining strong parliamentary majority, winning 62 of 76 seats

Jun. 24, 2020 8:22 PM EDT
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Preliminary results show Mongolian People's Party retaining strong parliamentary majority, winning 62 of 76 seats.
Residents wearing masks line up to cast their vote outside of the Parliamentary election district voting station no.23-9 in Bayanzurkh district of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Mongolians were voting in parliamentary elections Wednesday across the vast, lightly populated country, a U.S. ally squeezed between authoritarian governments in China and Russia. The polls are being held amid considerable success in the country's fight against the coronavirus, with just 215 cases of COVID-19 recorded. All of them have been imported and no one has died. (AP Photo/Ganbat Namjilsangarav)

Mongolians vote amid economic woes, anti-coronavirus success

Jun. 24, 2020 8:14 AM EDT

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolians voted in parliamentary elections Wednesday across the vast, lightly populated country, a U.S. ally squeezed between authoritarian governments in China and Russia. The polls were held amid considerable success in the country’s fight against the coronavirus,...

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Economic concerns high as Mongolia holds national elections

Jun. 22, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolia conducts parliamentary elections on Wednesday, upholding a nearly 30-year democratic system in a vast but lightly populated country sandwiched between authoritarian regimes in Russia and China and beset by economic problems. Mongolia is the second country after South...