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Special programme: Putin wins fourth term in landslide victory

© Yuri Kadobnov, AFP | Russian President Vladimir Putin cast his ballot in the presidential election on Sunday as he seeks a mandate for a fourth term.

Video by Tom BURGES WATSON , Armen GEORGIAN

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2018-03-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, giving him another six years in power. Watch FRANCE 24's special programme on Russia's presidential election.

According to early results and exit polls, Putin won more than 70 percent of the vote. Winning another term will bring his tenure to a quarter of a century, making him the longest-serving Russian leader since Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.

Watch FRANCE 24's coverage with Tom Burges Watson and Armen Georgian in Paris, and our correspondents Thomas Lowe and Elena Volochine in Moscow.

Date created : 2018-03-18

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