Anti-Putin activists heckled Russian voters queuing outside a polling station in New York City on Sunday. The activists chanted slogans against the Russian president, while also holding papers with anti-Putin messages. The first polls opened in Russia's Far East at 20:00 GMT on Saturday, March 17, and the last polls, in the Kaliningrad exclave, closed at 18:00 GMT on Sunday, March 18. The... Еще first round of the 2018 Russian presidential election is contested by a total of eight candidates. Should no candidate reach a majority, a second round will take place three weeks later scheduled for April 8.