Moscow, March 5 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won the presidential election with about 64 percent of the votes, the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday. CEC Chairman Vladimir Churov announced the preliminary result of the election after 99.30 percent of the ballots were counted early Monday, Xinhua reported.
Moscow, March 5 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won the presidential election by about 64 percent of the vote, Xinhua reported Monday quoting the Russian Central Election Commission.
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 10 ice swimming enthusiasts voted semi-naked in Russia's Siberia region in the presidential polls Sunday.
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Probably the oldest in Russia to do so, a 116-year-old man cast his vote for the presidential elections Sunday at a polling station in Ingushetia in Russia's North Caucasus. Iliyev Appas Lorsovich, born in 1896, came to polling station No
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people died of heart attacks at separate polling stations during the presidential elections in Russia Sunday, police said. One man -- a 65-year-old member of a local election commission in Zelenograd in northern Moscow -- went for a cigarette break a few minutes before polling was supposed to open, when he suffered a massive heart attack and died
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three Russian cosmonauts cast their ballots for the presidential elections Sunday from the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's Mission Control said. Anton Shkaplerov, Anatoly Ivanishin and Oleg Kononenko voted during a special communications session through their proxy while the ISS was flying over the Hawaiian Islands, the Mission Control said
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The website of Russia's Central Election Commission came under hacker attack from within Russia and abroad during the presidential election, a top official said. The commission's deputy head Leonid Ivlev said: "It was varied and of long duration, but does not present any problem to the CEC server
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov, whom exit polls placed second after Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the presidential elections held Sunday, called the vote "unfair, dishonest and unworthy".
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin got 58.3 percent of the vote at Sunday's presidential elections in Russia which was enough for victory, a state-run exit poll said. His nearest rival, Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, took 17.7 percent of the vote, state pollster VTsIOM said
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians voted Sunday to elect a president for the fifth time in the nation's post-Soviet history, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin bidding to return to the Kremlin for a third term.