Putin Gets 89% Votes of Armenia’s Russian Citizens

Reporting from Armenia: Artur Papyan

More than 10 thousand voters took part in Russia’s presidential polls in Armenia on Sunday, Caucasus Knot reports.

Russian citizens living in Armenia, including the soldiers of the Russian military base and border guard voted in 10 polling stations operating in the territory of Armenia.

Russia’s twice former president, now Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who claimed victory in Sunday’s presidential election, got absolute majority – 89% of the votes, followed by Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov, who came in second with 3,68%. Billionaire tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov followed closely with 3,5%, ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky polled 3.1% and socialist Sergei Mironov had 0.63%.

(Blog originally posted on “The Armenian Observer Blog” –  http://ditord.com/)


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