Presidential elections in Russia (28 images)

Russian Prime Minister and former president Vladimir Putin was declared the winner of the Russian presidential elections held on March 4, 2012, though not without widespread claims of fraud, leading to rallies disputing the legitimacy of the results.
Updated: March 5, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin faces reporters after casting his vote at a polling station in Moscow during a presidential elections on March 4, 2012. UPI/Yuri Gripas
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