Massive votes casted in favor of Putin in Transnistria
Despite of Moldova’s refusal to open polls in Transnistria for the Russian presidential elections, Moscow opened 24 polling stations on the territory of the separatist entity.
Over 85% of the Russians from Transnistria voted for Vladimir Putin, informs Olvia-Press news agency, with link to Victor Arestov, the president of the Russian community in the region.
According to the source, almost 50,000 Russian citizens from Transnistria voted yesterday. The second place, after Vladimir Putin was taken by the communist Ghenadi Ziuganov, while the third place was occupied by Serghei Mironov.
In Tiraspol, the so-called capital of Transnistria, 22,385 Russian citizens casted their vote. In Grigoriopol town, more than 92% of the people voted for Vladimir Putin, while in Camenca town – more than 93%.
Vladimir Putin has won the first round of presidential elections which were held yesterday, March 4. Mr. Putin gained 63.9% of votes.