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Mongolia election: Wealth distribution a key issue

Mongolians go to the polls today in a presidential election that will see its current leader being challenged not only by the country's first female candidate but also a former professional wrestler.

In recent years the country has seen a mining boom drive stunning economic growth.

Projects such as the Oyu Tolgoi mine promise to boost government earnings further.

But whether that new-found wealth has been distributed fairly is one of the key issues facing the voters.

The BBC's Saira Syed has more.

  • 26 Jun 2013