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MOSCOW, September 9 (Itar-Tass) - Acting mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin who ran in the city mayor’s elections told journalists on Monday that votes honestly received in the elections are more important than large percentage.
He assured reporters that he was ready for any outcome of the elections. “Any number of votes won honestly, are much more important than any large percentage,” Sobyanin said. According to him, he and his team are ready for any decisions of the Moscow city election commission, however, in his opinion, it is unlikely that a second round will be held.
Sobyanin called the result he got at the elections “a very good figure.” He stressed that he had to compete with five candidates, as well as deal with the city problems. Answering the question who was his main competitor in the elections, he said: “Moscow’s problems were the main competitor.”