Russia: Putin casts vote in Moscow city council elections
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Russian President Vladimir Putin cast his ballot in Moscow city council elections on Sunday.
Vladimir Putin said that the “quality” of candidates is more important than their “quantity” and expressed hope that all the candidates are “well-deserved".
Three thousand six hundred and two polling stations, 162 of which are located in hospitals and pretrial detention facilities, opened at 08:00 local time (05:00 GMT) and continue welcoming voters until 20:00 (17:00 GMT).
Two hundred twenty-five candidates participate in the elections.
Experimental electronic voting will take place at three ballot stations for the first time in Russia.
According to the Moscow City Election Committee, 7,308,469 muscovites are registered and eligible to participate in city council voting.
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