Putin wins with landslide margin in Russian presidential election

Updated:10 months ago IST

Moscow (Russia), Mar 19 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin won by a landslide margin in presidential election on Sunday. With this victory, Putin will remain another six years in power. He won by securing close to 75 percent of the vote. His ongoing tenure is only second to soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. His victory comes as Moscow takes an increasingly combative stance toward the Western world. Putin unveiled plans for new nuclear arsenal just before the election. Communist party challenger Pavel Grudinin came in second place with 11.2 percent of the vote.

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