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Caputová wins elections and becomes the first female president of Slovakia

Zuzana Caputová the Slovak presidential elections won. The 45-year-old lawyer is the first female president ever of the country.

With 95 percent of the votes counted can Caputová count on the support of about 60 percent of the voters. The official final results will be in the course of Sunday published.

Her opponent Maros Sefcovic did not exceed 40 percent of the votes. The politician of the ruling party of Sea SD has his defeat has been recognised and Caputová congratulations on the victory.

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Slovakia gets first female president ever

Caputová promises approach corruption

Caputová is vice-president of the 2017 established political party Progresívne Slovensko, which is pro-Europe and more stands up for the environment and lgbt rights. They will start soon on a five-year term.

The progressive politician and was based her campaign on the promise of the corruption in the Eastern European country tackle. A year ago, the Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak murdered after he had been investigated for possible illegal transactions of the government.

Silent procession of murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak

In several cities in Slovakia were Friday vigils and silent rides are held for the murdered journalist Jan Kuciak.
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The journalist and his girlfriend were on February 25, shot to death, probably because of the work of Kuciak.
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The people had a lot of signs that they were protesting against the mafia and the “political elite”.
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Friday afternoon were Kuciak and his girlfriend have been buried.
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