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Putin prepares to address nation after landslide in Russia’s ‘most corrupt elections in history’

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Vladimir Putin today thanked the nation for their ‘trust’ after his party bagged a landslide victory in Russia‘s ‘most corrupt parliamentary elections ever.’

With more than 85 per cent of ballots counted on Monday, the Central Election Commission said Putin’s United Russia party had won almost half of the vote, with its nearest rival, the Communist Party, at just under 20 per cent. 

‘Special words of thanks, of course, I want to address to the citizens of Russia, to thank you for your trust, dear friends,’ Putin said on state TV. 

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov hailed the ‘competitiveness, openness and honesty’ of the elections, saying it was clear that ‘United Russia is the main preference of the voters’. 

The triumph came after…



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