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Mongolian voters pick president

PUREBLOOD:The campaign was marked by anti-Chinese sentiment, with candidate Miyegombyn Enkhbold publishing his family tree to rebuff claims of Chinese ancestry


His colleagues suspected that they were replaced with people who had bribed the city education authority, Erdebayar said.

Not everyone favored shaking up the country’s “status quo.”

Jamiynsurengiin Olzod, a 35-year-old seamstress who lives in a yurt with her three children, said all she wanted from the government was a grant to buy a new sewing machine.

“Enkhbold has experience and is known abroad,” she said. “His reputation can help him get foreign aid.”

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