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Vladimir Putin Takes Over 90% of Popular Vote in Kyrgyzstan

Monday 5 March 2012

BISHKEK (24.kg news agency) – In Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin took over 90 percent of popular vote in the recent Russian presidential elections. The chairman of the polling station N° 5135, minister counsellor of the Russian Embassy to the Kyrgyz Republic Eugene Terekhin told 24.kg news agency.

According to him, 8,131 people voted at this polling station in Bishkek. “7, 325 people that amounted to little more than 90% voted for the candidature of Vladimir Putin,” Eugene Terekhin said.

The Consulate General of Russia in Osh city reported that 703 people participated in the elections in the southern capital. “The total number of voters was 2,301 people taking into account an early voting in Osh, Jalal-Abad and Kyzyl-Kiya cities, Attaché Consulate General of Russia Alexey Krasnoshtanov says, Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin took 95% of voters.”

In Russia, Vladimir Putin scored a decisive victory in presidential election Sunday to return to the Kremlin and extend his hold on power for six more years.

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