Vladimir Putin cast his vote during municipal elections in Moscow 2017-09-10 14:45:00 Moscow The President visited polling station No. 2151 in Moscow's Gagarinsky District and cast his vote in elections for deputies of local self-government bodies. On the unified voting day, elections of various levels take place in 82 regions of Russia. People are voting for top officials in a number of Russian Federation's constituent entities, regional parliament deputies, and representatives of municipal authorities. *** Question: For whom have you cast your vote? President of Russia Vladimir Putin: This is secret information. Question: Do you know these candidates? Vladimir Putin: Yes, I do. Question: Did you follow the election campaign? Vladimir Putin: Not really. Question: Mr President, will Russia offer aid to Cuba following Hurricane Irma? Vladimir Putin: Yes, we are ready [to do this]. Emergencies Minister [Vladimir Puchkov] has already offered help. We are prepared to help. Remark: Thank you. Vladimir Putin: Where do I know the candidates from – well, I've read their biographies in advance. Question: So, it was an informed choice?? Vladimir Putin: Yes, it was. Remark: As you can see, voter turnout is rather low. Vladimir Putin: I can see it, yes. But there are many of you here. Remark: Our turnout is 100 percent as usual. Vladimir Putin: Not bad at all. That journalists are showing interest in municipal elections is also a very important thing. Remark: But this isn’t the case with residents. Vladimir Putin: There are going to be more, the day is still young. Remark: After they watch the news about your taking part. Vladimir Putin: We will see. All the best to you!