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In Moscow at 08:00 on March 18 has opened polling stations on elections of the President of Russia. Together with the capital region elections started in 48 regions of the country.
Thus, at the moment practically in all territory of Russia is the electoral process — the exception is the Kaliningrad region, where polls will open at 09:00 GMT.
15 polling stations in Moscow and Moscow region opened to voting early. At 6 a.m. opened three polling stations at Sheremetyevo airport in the Domodedovo and Vnukovo. In the Moscow region opened before 10 polling stations voted soldiers.
Security during the elections in the capital will provide more than 17 thousand people. We are talking about the police, Regardie, private security organizations, and also representatives of national teams and public formations. About TASS reported the press service of the MIA.
While it begins to receive the first information about the turnout in the regions. In particular, the turnout in Kamchatskiy Krai on 15:00 (6:00 MSK) amounted to more than 54 percent of the total number of voters in the region (in the 2012 election, the turnout reached 46 percent), while residents of six villages of Kamchatka — Man, Talovka, Aklan, Kovran, Voyampolka and Forestry, voted in full strength, showing a hundred percent turnout. In Chukotka to 15:00 local time on sites have come more than 67 percent of voters.
In the presidential election involved eight candidates: Sergei Baburin (party “Russian national Union”), Pavel Grudinin (KPRF), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Vladimir Putin (self), Ksenia Sobchak (“Civil initiative”), Maxim suraykin (“Communists of Russia”), Boris Titov (Batch growth), Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko).
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