The Russians on Sunday went to the polls in a presidential election likely to result in the re-election of Vladimir Putin to a fourth term in office. About 109 million Russian citizens have the right to vote – in 100,000 polling stations in the Russian Federation and also in 145 foreign countries as The Guardian reported.
The election of the president of Russia took place on March 18, 2018, in the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea. Eight candidates, including the current president, took place in it. Russia also held the election at the peninsula.
The current President Putin beat a record of the support, receiving 56.2 million of votes or 76.65 percent of votes, with 99% ballots processed.