Russia’s presidential election is over. At 9 p.m. Moscow time voting stations in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region closed. According to exit polls, Vladimir Putin leads the election with 58,3%.
Other candidates have scored:
Gennady Zyuganov (the Communist Party) 17,7%
Independent candidate Mikhail Prokhorov 9,2%
Vladimir Zhirinovsky (the Liberal-Democratic Party) 8,5%
Sergey Mironov (A Just Russia) 4,8%.
A poll of voters was conducted in 1000 stations in 63 Russian regions. 31,7% of the respondents refused to answer.
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