According to preliminary results, Alexander Dzasokhov has won the presidential election in Russia's North Caucasian republic of North Ossetia.
As of 6 o'clock in the morning Moscow time, the republic's current president drew 56.22% of the votes, reported the North Ossetian Central Election Commission.
Stanislav Suanov, the deputy Emergencies Minister of Russia, comes second with 28%.
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