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In Photos: Residents of Remote Areas Start Voting in Russia's Presidential Election

Early voting for Russia’s presidential election is underway in remote areas of the country and parts of Moscow-occupied Ukrainian territories.

“Mobile polling stations,” whereby poll workers set up a makeshift voting booth outdoors, have already appeared in hard-to-reach settlements in Russia’s North, Siberia and Far East.

Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) said its representatives are also visiting weather and polar stations as well as reindeer herding camps, making their way to voters by helicopter, snowmobile and even dog sled.

The early voting is scheduled to end on March 14, a day before regular voting — which has also been extended to a three-day period — commences.

Here is a closer look at how residents of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula and Far Eastern republic of Sakha (Yakutia) are participating in the process: