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Turkey, Russia, Iran work on new de-escalation zone in SyriaWorld September 25, 12:53
Russia mulls sending cosmonauts to China’s planned orbit stationScience & Space September 25, 12:22
Venezuelan president to take part in Russian Energy WeekBusiness & Economy September 25, 12:12
Russia’s Admiral Grigorovich frigate sails to Mediterranean SeaMilitary & Defense September 25, 11:36
Russian lawmaker calls German election outcome ‘predictable’Russian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 10:46
Russian-Chinese naval drills ‘Joint Sea 2017’ completed in VladivostokMilitary & Defense September 25, 10:29
Independence referendum underway in Iraqi KurdistanWorld September 25, 9:47
Russia and US have no plans to curtail space cooperationScience & Space September 25, 9:30
MOSCOW, September 9 (Itar-Tass) - Acting mayor of Moscow, self-nominee Sergei Sobyanin is winning the elections of the RF capital’s mayor on the results of processing of 98.03 percent of the election protocols.
According to the latest data of the Moscow city election commission, he has gained the support of 51.15 percent, or 1 million 164 thousand 089 votes of Muscovites. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, nominated by the Republican Party of Russia - People’s Freedom Party (RPR-Parnas) is second with 27.37 percent or 623 thousand votes.
They are followed by first deputy head of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (CPRF) Ivan Melnikov (10.73 percent or 244 thousand 223 votes), chairman of the Yabloko party Sergei Mitrokhin (3.54 percent or 80 thousand 538 votes), representative of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) Mikhail Degtyarev (2.87 percent or 65 thousand 396 votes) and chairman of A Just Russia Nikolai Levichev (2.81 percent or 63 thousand 979 votes).