Mar 16, 2024, 5:47 PM

200,000 Muscovites vote online last night in Russia election

200,000 Muscovites vote online last night in Russia election

TEHRAN, Mar. 16 (MNA) – About 200,000 Muscovites cast their votes online over the past 12 hours in Russia’s presidential election, with no violations registered during the vote, Head of the Moscow Public Center for Election Monitoring said.

"No breaches were registered at polling stations last night. About 200,000 people voted online over the night: from 5:00 p.m. GMT to  5:00 a.m. GMT, " Vadim Kovalyov said, TASS reported.

The Federation Council, the upper house of Russia’s parliament, officially designated March 17, 2024, as the day of the presidential election. The Central Election Commission (CEC) then announced that voting would take place over three days on March 15-17.

Four candidates are vying for the top office, namely New People party nominee Vladislav Davankov; self-nominated candidate and incumbent President Vladimir Putin; Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) nominee Leonid Slutsky; and Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) nominee Nikolay Kharitonov.


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