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MOSCOW, March 7 (Itar-Tass) —— Vladimir Putin was officially proclaimed the new president of Russia on Wednesday, March 7.
All members of the Central Election Commission signed the final protocol recording the results of the March 4 presidential election in Russia.
According to the final data, Putin received 45,602,075 votes (63.60 percent). He will be Russia’s president for the next six years.
Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov received 12,318,353 votes (17.18 percent); self-nominated candidate, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov received 5,722,508 votes (7.98 percent); Liberal Democratic Party leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky received 4,458,103 votes (6.22 percent); and Just Russia leader Sergei Mironov received 2,763,935 votes (3.85 percent).