MOSCOW, February 29 (Itar-Tass) — Russian peacekeepers in South Sudan will cast their ballots on March 1 in an early voting in the Russian presidential election, Russian Air Force spokesman, Colonel Vladimir Drik, told Tass on Wednesday.
A Russian air group takes part in a U.N. peacekeeping operation in Sudan. “Over 100 people will take part in the voting, including military, taking part in the withdrawal of the Russian air group from Sudan,” Drik said. “A polling station under the chairmanship of Russian Ambassador to Uganda Sergei Shishkin has been set up at the site where the Russian air group is stationed in South Sudan,” he added.
He also said that pilots of military transport planes that take part in the withdrawal of the Russian air group from South Sudan will cast their ballots in an early voting in the settlement of Migalovo, Tver region, where a military airfield is situated.