Russians in Kerala vote for presidential elections
Thiruvananthapuram: Russian citizens in Kerala on Friday cast their votes for the presidential election in their country at the Honorary Russian Consulate here.
Russian Honorary Consul Ratheesh C Nair said 47 Russians
turned up to cast their votes in the polls, presided over by
three officials deputed from the country`s consulate in
The Russians working at Kudankulam Nuclear Plant in Tamil
Nadu had cast their votes yesterday.
Arrangements for voting has also been made at the Russian
Embassy in Delhi and consulates in Mumbai, Kolkota and
Those who turned up to vote included business travellers
and tourists now present in the state, Nair said.
"Russia is one of the few countries in the world that
facilitate its citizens abroad cast their votes for
presidential election", Nair told a news agency.
Ballots and other poll material for the vote were brought
in a diplomatic bag from the Russian Consulate in Chennai.
The Russian Cultural Centre here was elevated as Honorary
Consulate in 2008.
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