March 19, 2018 11:12 IST

Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election by big margin

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Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a rally and concert marking the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of the Crimea region, at Manezhnaya Square in central Moscow, Russia March 18, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Russian President and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin is seen at a polling station during the presidential election in Moscow, Russia March 18, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin attends a rally and concert marking the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of the Crimea region, at Manezhnaya Square in central Moscow, Russia March 18, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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People wave Russian flags during a rally and concert marking the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of the Crimea region, at Manezhnaya Square in central Moscow. Credit: Reuters
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Members of a local Cossack community dance outside a polling station in Rostov-on-Don. Credit: Reuters