Data on the voting results revealed the number of Russian troops in Syria.
An election commission was organized in Syria. The information on the website shows that 4571 Russian citizens voted in Syria. The polling place in the Syrian capital of Damascus issued 193 ballots, all the rest were in the mobile ballot box: 4378 pieces.
On election day, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov said that all the soldiers in Syria participated in the elections.