The President of the Russian Federation voted at polling station No 2151, which is located at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Gagarinsky District, Moscow.
March 18, 2018
At polling station No. 2151 during Russian presidential elections. Photo: RIA Novosti
* * *
Question: Mr President, what are your plans for the day?
Vladimir Putin: Work: I have a couple of work meetings scheduled.
Question: Which percentage of votes will you consider a success for you?
Vladimir Putin: Any number that will give me the right to perform the duties of the President of the Russian Federation.
Question: Mr President, it must be difficult for you to make a choice: voting for yourself is awkward. Or are you able to overcome this awkwardness?
Vladimir Putin: Why? There is no need for me to overcome anything. I am confident in the correctness of the programme that I offer for the country’s development.