Mongolians vote to elect new president

People in traditional dress arrive to vote in the Mongolian presidential election at the Erdene Sum Ger (Yurt) polling station in Tuul Valley, Mongolia, June 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Mongolians cast ballots on Monday to choose between a horse breeder, a judoka, and a feng shui master in a presidential election rife with corruption […]

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Mongolia (country)

Mongolia (country), country in East Asia, landlocked between Russia and China. The country’s capital and largest city is Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator), located in the heartland of Mongol civilization. For thousands of years Mongolia has been the homeland of ethnic Mongols, who make up 90 percent of the country’s people today. Mongols are traditionally nomadic animal herders, with complete freedom […]

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