Russian elections: What you need to know
On March 4 Russia will vote to elect a new president for a 6 year term.
The Central Election Commission has registered 5 candidates. Among them the current Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, is hoping to win more than 50% of the votes to avoid a second round.
BBC Rusian's Yevgeny Kanevsky explains the possible scenarios.
28 Feb 2012
- From the section Europe