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.