It's been a super-sized election, spanning 11 time zones, across 17-million square kilometres of territory. Vladimir Putin has secured a fourth term as the Russian president by a huge margin. Pavel Grudinin from the Communist party is second. Read more: Check out RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Telegram Follow us on VK Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

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