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Putin wins election by a landslide

Vladamir Putin 2017  Wikimedia Commons

Putin won with a larger margin than the 2012 election.

Voters took to the polls on Sunday with eight names on the ballot.

Vladamir Putin recieved 72.1% of the votes sending him into his fourth term as president for the next 6 years.

The runner up was Pavel Grudinin with 15.6%