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9/19, 8:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Early results show Putin's party won parliamentary vote

United Russia, the political party of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the country's ruling political organization, won the parliamentary election on Sunday, according to the early results.

The party won 38.57% of the vote, based on the sample of the initial 9% of the ballots counted, data from Russia's Central Election Commission showed.

In 2016, United Russia won over 54% of the vote, with most analysts predicting the majority with which the party will win the 2021 race to be slightly thinner.

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