Russian citizens in Nha Trang city vote in Presidential election

Wednesday, 2018-03-14 17:12:46
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A Russian man casts his ballot at a voting station in Nha Trang city (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Russian nationals that are staying in Nha Trang city, in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, cast their ballots to elect a new President of Russia in an early election vote on March 14.

Second Secretary of the Embassy of Russia in Vietnam Lunev Konstantin said that the voting station in the city’s Vinh Truong ward served nearly 100 Russian citizens that wished to fulfil their rights and obligations. The voting is expected to end at 17pm on March 14.

Khanh Hoa is home to numerous Russian specialists and businesses people, plus a growing numbers of tourists. There are many Russian scientists working at the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre in Nha Trang city, which was established 30 years ago. In 2017, the province welcomed over 440,000 Russian tourists.

In addition to Nha Trang, the Russian Embassy will also open voting stations in Mui Ne (Binh Thuan province), Phu Quoc island district (Kien Giang province), Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang city and Vung Tau city (Ba Ria-Vung Tau province) on the three days of March 14, 16 and 18.

In Russia, voting will be held on March 18.