MOSCOW, Russia – Russia’s oldest polling institution VTSIOM has conducted a survey to find out how many Russians will vote in the upcoming elections.
The results found that 74% of respondents said they would vote at the upcoming presidential election due on March 18, the polling institution reported on Sunday.
“74% said they would go to vote, and another 9% said they most likely will vote,” the polling institution said referring to the survey conducted on March 5-7 and 9.
The error margin does not exceed 1.6%.
In the lead up to the elections, current Russian President Vladimir Putin is going in for another term of office and has an 83% approval rating and is expected to easily win the election.