Putin Says Russian Election Was Open, Had High Turnout, Corresponded To Law
Umer Jamshaid 21 days ago Sat 25th September 2021 | 06:50 PM
NOVO-OGARYOVO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 25th September, 2021) OGARYOVO, Russia, September 25 (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin described on Saturday the recent general election as transparent, lawful and with high voter turnout.
Putin went on to congratulate the ruling United Russia party on its "resounding victory," saying that the party "proved that it is still the leader."
The president also noted that for the first time since 1999 the Russian lower house has five parties in it, adding that it showed any political faction has an opportunity to make its voice heard. The New People party will join the other four in the new composition of the Russian lower house.