Presidential elections in Dagestan. Photo by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent

18 March 2018, 20:52

Russian citizens voted extremely actively in Armenia

No violations were recorded during voting at the polling stations in Yerevan and Gyumri, the Russian embassy in the Armenian capital reported.

As reported by the "Caucasian Knot", polling stations were opened in Armenia and Gyumri for Russian citizens in Armenia.

Today, citizens of Russia choose the president for the next six years. Seven candidates from different parties and self-nominated Vladimir Putin take part in the presidential election. However, in fact these elections are uncontested.

By 6.30 pm local time, over 4,200 Russian voters voted at the polling station in Yerevan. Another 1100 Russian citizens voted in Gyumri, said Pyotr Schukin, Chairman of the electoral commission in Yerevan.

According to him, the activity of voters is "unprecedented," "such high interest in the Russian elections in Armenia has not been observed yet."

Schukin added that representatives of the Russian Foreign Ministry, namely the staff of Russia's interests section in Georgia, have also voted in Armenia.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent

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