Russian President Vladimir Putin Easily Wins Another 6-Year Term

HeadlineMar 19, 2018

In Russia, President Vladimir Putin has won another 6-year term. Official results show Putin won 76 percent of the vote. His main challenger, opposition leader Alexei Navalny, was barred from running. After the results were announced, Putin was questioned by reporters about whether he’d run again, six years from now.

President Vladimir Putin: “I believe that what you’re saying is a little funny. Let’s count. Will I be sitting here in power until I’m 100 years old? No! no!”

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