Pro-Putin party’s landslide victory in Russian parliamentary elections

  • Date of Publication : 19/09/2016 at 09:15 GMT
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The just concluded exit polls shows that, the parties supported by Putin, gained the majority of votes in the Russian Parliamentary elections held on Sunday.

United Russia party, which is headed by Dmitry Medvedev, Russian Prime Minister and backed by Vladimir Putin, surpassed the other parties by gaining about 50 percent of the votes.

The other four pro-Putin’s parties also gained great achievements.

Putin has either been the president or Prime Minister of Russia for 17 years but has not been a member of any particular party.

But after the end of the election , Putin came together with Mr. Medvedev at the headquarter of United Russia Party and congratulated the party and the active members for the victory of the party.

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