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Residents of remote village vote early in Russia election

Russians are due to vote in presidential elections on Sunday, March 4, but ballots are already being cast in some outlying areas. Photographer Ilya Naymushin traveled with election officials to the remote Siberian village of Pinchino.

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Members of the local electoral commission carrying a portable ballot box for preliminary voting leave the train at the Pinchino railway station, about 62 miles east of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, on Feb. 29, 2012.

Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

Orthodox priest Nikolay Ufimtsev, 65, casts his vote in Pinchino on Feb. 29, 2012.