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TIRASPOL, November 11 (Itar-Tass) —— Six candidates applied by the November 11 deadline to run in the presidential election in Transdniestria breakaway region of Moldova and the registration procedure will last for another ten days.
The candidates include incumbent President Igor Smirnov, 69, who has been running the region for 20 years, parliament speaker and leader of the Renewal Party Anatoly Kaminsky, ex-speaker and lawmaker Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the Breakthrough Party Dmitry Soin, lawmaker Oleg Khorzhan, and political scientists Andrei Safonov.
So far Kaminsky, Shevchuk, and Khorzhan have been registered as presidential candidates.
The election is scheduled on December 11 in Transdniestria which has 406,164 eligible voters.