Some residents of Rediko, a village in the Nizhnegorod region of Russia, sang national songs as they walked to the polling station to cast their vote in Russia's presidential election.
Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in office from Sunday's election, in which more than 100 million people are registered to vote
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