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#Russian election

From TheJournal.ie No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory Russian Election

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory

It is highly unlikely that Putin will be unseated this time round.

From TheJournal.ie Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie 'The outcome was never in doubt,' says Irish TD who observed Russian vote Russia

'The outcome was never in doubt,' says Irish TD who observed Russian vote

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy was part of an international mission that observed the Russian presidential election and said that the campaign coverage had been “biased” in favour of Vladimir Putin.

Watch: Russian election camera captures disco at polling station Disco Voting This post contains videos

Watch: Russian election camera captures disco at polling station

“In post-Soviet Russia, we go to disco and then we go to vote…”

From TheJournal.ie Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia Russia

Exit poll shows support for Putin's party down in Russia

The election is seen as a referendum on prime minister Vladimir Putin’s popularity as he bids to regain the presidency.