Former PM nicknamed ‘fist’ wins Mongolia presidential election


Ukhnaa Khurelsukh has claimed victory in the Mongolian presidential race with 70% of voter support. – EPA pic, June 10, 2021.

MONGOLIA’S new president Khurelsukh Ukhnaa is a macho character who has been photographed topless on horseback Putin-style, and became known as “fist” after punching a parliamentarian.

The former prime minister won nearly 70% of the vote in the presidential election, preliminary results showed today, with historically low voter turnout for the third election in two years.


Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!


Sign up or sign in here to comment.


Comments