Putin Wins Election

Published 03/05 2012 05:08AM

Updated 03/05 2012 05:12AM

MOSCOW --- Vladimir Putin has been declared the winner of Russia's presidential election. Despite widespread allegations of fraud, Russia's election commission gave Putin the win with nearly 64% of the total votes. Putin declared victory late Sunday night in a mass rally outside of the Kremlin. Opposition leaders are boycotting the results saying widespread vote rigging took place. A mass protest rally is planned for later Monday.

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