Bishkek, Feb. 13, 2018 / Kabar /. Six polling stations will work on the territory of Kyrgyzstan on the day of the forthcoming presidential election in Russia on March 18, the Russian Embassy in Bishkek.
"The polling stations will be open in Bishkek in the building of the Russian Embassy, in the building of the consulate general in Osh, in Kant at the airbase of the Russian Federation, as well as in Karakol in the Center of the Russian Navy and in Kara-Balta," the diplomatic mission said.
For the first time, one more polling station will be open in Cholpon-Ata in the building of the local state administration.
Press secretary of the Russian Embassy Darya Pakhomova told that at present more than 13 thousand Russian citizens are registered with the consular department in Kyrgyzstan. "They can vote by presenting a document certifying the identity of a citizen of the Russian Federation," the report said.
The election of the Russian president will be held on March 18. Eight candidates compete for the presidential post: Sergei Baburin ("Russian National Union"), Pavel Grudinin (Communist Party of the Russian Federation), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Vladimir Putin (self-nomination), Ksenia Sobchak ("Civil Initiative"), Maxim Suraykin "Communists of Russia"), Boris Titov (Party of Growth) and Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko).