Putin wins Russia's presidential election

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March 18, 2018 20:10
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MOSCOW - An exit poll showed Vladimir Putin won Russia's presidential election held on Sunday with 73.9 percent of the vote.



The voting projection, by pollster VTsIOM, put Communist party challenger Pavel Grudinin in second place with 11.2 percent.

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, head of the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party, was on 6.7 pct, and TV personality Ksenia Sobchak had 2.5 percent, the exit poll showed.

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