Vladimir Putin Wins Historic 4th Term as Russian President

Russian President Vladimir Putin stormed to victory in presidential election, giving him another six years in power. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, won more than 75% of the vote according to preliminary results. 

He is well ahead of his nearest rival Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin at 13.2%. About 107 million Russians were eligible to cast ballots and turnout was 60% before polls closed in Moscow.
Source- AIR World Service

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • Russia Capital– Moscow, Currency- Russian ruble, President- Vladimir Putin.