A Guide to the Election in Russia This Weekend

Russia is holding a presidential election on Sunday, with President Vladimir Putin widely expected to win.Still, Putin does have political opponents and the election has consequences for Russia and the West.Here’s CNBC guide to the vote.What’s happening?The presidential election on March 18 will see Russia’s registered voters — around 110 million people, as of 2016, out of a total population of 142 million — head to the polls.

Source: Russia’s election 2018: A simple guide – CNBC

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam
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