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Elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation in Colombo

On December 4, 2011 the elections to the State Duma (Lower House of the Parliament) of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation were held at the polling station № 5307 established at the premises of the Russian Cultural Centre in Colombo.

63 citizens of the Russian Federation who are residents or currently stay in Sri Lanka voted for the candidates of the seven political parties eligible to take part in parliamentary elections to the State Duma.

Taking into account those 12 Russian citizens who took part at the advance elections that were held in the Republic of Maldives on November 23, 2011, altogether 75 Russian citizens voted for one of the seven political parties that nominated their candidates to the State Duma.


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