The incumbent Russian president has won the election by a wide margin with more than 76,6% voters on the Russian territory supporting him.
Spartak Moscow fans are known for their fanatical loyalty to their beloved team, but during Russia's presidential election on Sunday, a few took their allegiance to the next level.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 60 percent of Russian nationals trust Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) chairwoman Ella Pamfilova and positively assess the current work of the CEC regarding the respect of citizens' electoral rights, a poll conducted by Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) revealed.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The results of voting in Russian presidential election have been annulled at seven polling stations, Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) chairwoman Ella Pamfilova said Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with the former presidential candidates in Moscow following his victory in Sunday's election.
MOSCOW, March 19 (Sputnik) - Russia’s Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin said Monday that he recognized the victory of incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin in the election, though considers the vote non-compliant with the international standards.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kremlin's spokesman has unveiled Russian President Vladimir Putin's plans following his re-election; he also spoke about the country's current relations with the United Kingdom in the wake of Skripal's poisoning, which London has blamed on Moscow.
The observers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) believe that local election commissions at the Russian presidential vote complied with the principles of transparency and openness, Secretary-General of the SCO, Rashid Alimov, said on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom and its mainstream media disapprove of the election process in Russia, claiming that the March 18 presidential election was rigged, despite there being evidence to the contrary, Janice Atkinson, the vice-president of the Europe of Nations and Freedom group in the European Parliament, said.
Russia's presidential elections have been won by the country’s current president Vladimir Putin by a significant margin, according to preliminary results. Sputnik spoke with German Bundestag legislator Dr. Anton Friesen from the Alternative for Germany party about what impact the outcome will have on Russian-German relations.
According to the latest data, the voter turnout has been over 67.47 percent.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The rule of law and security of citizens have been fully ensured during the preparation and conduct of the Russian presidential election, the Russian Interior Ministry said Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The efforts of the western countries aimed at "demonization" of Russian President Vladimir Putin have backfired and the Russians have rallied behind the politician, Alexey Pushkov, a member of the upper house of the Russian parliament, said Monday.
On Sunday the Russian presidential race reached its culminating point with most of the nation's 110 million eligible voters casting their ballots for the next president of the world's largest country. Sputnik spoke to Vladimir Golstein, an associate professor of Slavic Studies, on challenges facing Russia economically and politically.
Speaking at his campaign headquarters, Putin discussed preliminary elections results, in which he leads with a huge margin, and disclosed views on key issues and his plans for the future.
Two observers monitoring the presidential elections in Russia said that there is no doubt that the elections are taking place in a democratic and legitimate atmosphere. Stasa Kosarac and Pedro Mourino, in a conversation with Sputnik, described the elections as “cheerful” and “ideal.”
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Fabio Mastrangelo, an Italian-born artistic director of the St.Petersburg State Music Hall Theatre, has told Sputnik that the voting procedure is organized well in Russia and that the Sunday Russian presidential election is his third voting as a Russian citizen.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Dozens of Russian citizens are heading to a polling station at the Embassy of Russia in Washington DC to cast their ballots in the Russian presidential election, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
A resident of a Russian village decided to make two big life decisions on the same day. He voted for his future president and proposed to his girlfriend right after casting his ballot.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The presidential election is being held across the Russian Federation on Sunday, March 18.