Russia Election Updates: Vladimir Putin wins by a very big margin against Alexei Navalny: Well, as expected Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years from now because he won the 2018 Presidential Russian Election. Even, everyone expected that he is going to be in charge of Russia again because of his popularity and work there. Also, reports are coming that Putin got more than 76% voted and that confirms that he won the election by a big margin. Now, you can say that he is going to be continued Russian president for upcoming 6 years.
Also, the main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was barred from the race. Even, Putin said in a rally in Moscow that the voters recognized the achievements of the last few years and that’s why they know who is best for the nation. Also, he shared that he is going to work like he used to before and going to make some big changes for sure. Even, Speaking to reporters after the results, he laughed off a question about running again in another six years.
He said, “What you are saying is a bit funny. Do you think that I will stay here until I’m 100 years old? No!” on a reply to the question of ruling again in next 6 years. Also, the reports are confirming that the scale of victory had been widely increased in his share of the vote from 2012 when he won 64% and now in 2018 he got 76%.
Also, against him, the nearest competitor, millionaire communist Pavel Grudinin, received about 12% of the total votes. The race has also included Ksenia Sobchak, a former reality TV host, and veteran nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky – they got less than 2% and about 6% respectively.
“The percentage that we have just seen speaks for itself. It’s a mandate which Putin needs for future decisions, and he has a lot of them to make,” a spokesman told Russia’s Interfax. Overall, it was a great winning inning by the Putin and it is an incredible victory.