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Results of Russian presidential election revealed


Incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin was re-elected in the March 18 vote winning 76.69%, and the Communist Party’s candidate Pavel Grudinin clinched 11.77%, a draft resolution of the Central Election Commission due to be adopted at a session on Friday said, APA reported citing TASS.

 

Leader of the Liberal-Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky came third with 5.65% of the vote. TV personality and socialite Ksenia Sobchak (nominated by the Civil Initiative party) garnered 1.68%.

 

Next are head of the Yabloko Party’s federal political committee Grigory Yavlinsky (1.05%), chairman of the Party of Growth and Russian Presidential Envoy for Entrepreneurs’ Rights Boris Titov (0.76%), Maxim Suraikin, nominated by the Communists of Russia party (0.68%) and head of the Russian People’s Union party Sergei Baburin (0.65%).


 

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