Pro-Russia incumbent wins Czech presidential election

The pro-Russian Incumbent Milos Zeman greets spectators while claiming victory in the Czech presidential election in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.The Czech Republic’s pro-Russia president won a second five-year term Saturday after beating a political newcomer viewed as more Western-oriented in a runoff vote. With ballots from almost 99 percent of polling stations counted, the Czech Statistics Office said President Milos Zeman had received 51.6 percent of the vote during the two-day runoff election. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic’s pro-Russia president won a second five-year term Saturday after beating a political newcomer viewed as more Western-oriented in a runoff vote.

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