9/21, 6:13 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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United Russia wins election after all votes counted

Russian President Vladimir Putin's party United Russia won a majority of the votes in the country's parliamentary election, officials announced on Tuesday. After 100% of the ballots have been counted, the party got 49.82%.

Four other parties cleared the 5% threshold and secured seats in the lower chamber. The Communist Party got 18.93% of the vote, followed by the Liberal Democratic Party at 7.55%, A Just Russia with 7.46%, and New People at 5.32%.

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