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As it Happened: Putin at 87% in Exit Polls After Russians Protest on Final Day of Voting

Russians across the country and abroad cast their votes in the final day of voting in the 2024 presidential election, which handed Vladimir Putin another six years in power.

Those who oppose the Kremlin formed long lines at their polling stations and embassies abroad for the "Noon Against Putin" protest called by allies of late opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

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AFP contributed reporting.

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