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Russia: Ksenia Sobchak casts her vote in presidential election01:27

Russia: Ksenia Sobchak casts her vote in presidential election

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 18, 2018 at 11:13 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian presidential candidate for the Civic Initiative party Ksenia Sobchak cast her ballot in the presidential election at a polling station in Moscow, on Sunday.

The first polls opened in Russia's Far East at 20:00 GMT on Saturday, March 17, and the last polls in the Kaliningrad exclave close at 18:00 GMT on Sunday, March 18.

The first round of the 2018 Russian presidential election will be contested by a total of eight candidates, including the incumbent, on March 18. Should no candidate reach an absolute majority, a second round will take place three weeks later, on April 8.

Almost 111 million Russians are registered to cast their vote.

According to Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Ella Pamfilova, over 1000 international observers will work in Russia to oversee the election process.

La candidata presidencial rusa del partido Iniciativa Ciudadana, Ksenia Sobchak, votó en las elecciones presidenciales en un colegio electoral en Moscú.

Los primeros colegios electorales abrieron en el Lejano Oriente de Rusia a las 20.00 GMT del 17 de marzo y la provincia de Kaliningrado será la última en comenzar la votación.

Vladimir Putin es el principal favorito a la victoria. Si en la primera vuelta ningún candidato logra la mayoría absoluta de los votos, se realizará una segunda ronda el 8 de abril de 2018.

Casi 111 millones de votantes están convocados a las urnas para elegir a al presidente que gobernará el país los próximos seis años. En total 8 candidatos participan en los comicios. Según la presidenta de la Comisión Electoral Central (CEC), Ella Pamfilova, más de 1000 observadores internacionales supervisan el proceso electoral.

Russia: Ksenia Sobchak casts her vote in presidential election01:27
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Russian presidential candidate for the Civic Initiative party Ksenia Sobchak cast her ballot in the presidential election at a polling station in Moscow, on Sunday.

The first polls opened in Russia's Far East at 20:00 GMT on Saturday, March 17, and the last polls in the Kaliningrad exclave close at 18:00 GMT on Sunday, March 18.

The first round of the 2018 Russian presidential election will be contested by a total of eight candidates, including the incumbent, on March 18. Should no candidate reach an absolute majority, a second round will take place three weeks later, on April 8.

Almost 111 million Russians are registered to cast their vote.

According to Chairperson of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Ella Pamfilova, over 1000 international observers will work in Russia to oversee the election process.

La candidata presidencial rusa del partido Iniciativa Ciudadana, Ksenia Sobchak, votó en las elecciones presidenciales en un colegio electoral en Moscú.

Los primeros colegios electorales abrieron en el Lejano Oriente de Rusia a las 20.00 GMT del 17 de marzo y la provincia de Kaliningrado será la última en comenzar la votación.

Vladimir Putin es el principal favorito a la victoria. Si en la primera vuelta ningún candidato logra la mayoría absoluta de los votos, se realizará una segunda ronda el 8 de abril de 2018.

Casi 111 millones de votantes están convocados a las urnas para elegir a al presidente que gobernará el país los próximos seis años. En total 8 candidatos participan en los comicios. Según la presidenta de la Comisión Electoral Central (CEC), Ella Pamfilova, más de 1000 observadores internacionales supervisan el proceso electoral.

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