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Mon 19 Sep 2016 11:50 AM

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Russia election: Putin-backed party poised for victory

Russian President Vladimir Putin's grip on power looks to be secure, as pro-Kremlin parties dominate parliamentary elections

Voters were able to choose candidates from fourteen parties, only four of which have representatives in the current parliament.\n\nFor the first time since it was annexed in 2014, people in Crimea took part in the process.\n\n(Source: Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)