MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin (65) has a large electoral triumph booked and remains on for six years president of Russia. It is his fourth term as Russian leader, this time earned as a non-partisan candidate. The incumbent president was, according to the electoral council in the mid-count is certainly three-quarters of the votes cast. If it continues, it is his best ever result.
Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Both the exitpolls as the first results predicted already that he is more than 70 percent would get. Putin, who now have until 2024 to power continues, gold will also advance as the biggest winner. Serious competition had he not, after a real adversary if Alexei Navalni by the electoral council was excluded from participation because he was a (disputed) record.
Putin’s main rival, the communist Pavel Groedinin, could in the most positive scenario, count on around 15 percent. The nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky have to settle with a small 7 percent. The tv presenter Ksenia Sobtsjak, that by some a surprising supporting role was attributed, finished fourth with 1.4 percent. The other candidates got less than 1 percent.
More than 63 percent
Putin got in 2012, over 63 percent of the vote. Although the results Sunday for the opening of the polling stations virtually established, was not for lack of interest in the chooser. The turnout was more than six years ago, an indication that Putin is popular with the population. The electoral council approved that Sundays irregularities have been during the vote but insisted that no influence on the result.
Putin, who is now up to 2024 remains in power, gold as the biggest winner. Serious competition had he not, after his real opponent Alexei Navalni by the electoral council was excluded from participation because he was a (disputed) record.
Spokesman Putin camp: beyond expectation
The campaign team of Vladimir Putin claimed victory Sunday night excited, well before the final results of the Russian presidential election was established. A victory with an overwhelming majority. “The rise is 8 to 10 percent above our expectation”, wonder spokesman Andrei Kondrasjov against the news agency Interfax. With half of the votes counted was Putin, according to the electoral council to 75,0 per cent.
“To that end, we have Britain to thank because they re the Russian way of thinking, have incorrectly interpreted”, thus Kondrasjov, referring to the hard British accusations against Russia regarding the assassination attempt on a former double agent and his daughter. Putin put himself in the run-up to the election immovable on toward the West and refined registrations and the nostalgic representation of Russia as a superpower by the electorate best.