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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Runoff Winners




MOSCOW -- Alexei Chernyshyov and Oleg Betin won separate regional gubernatorial runoffs Sunday, according to early ballot returns, Interfax reported.


Chernyshyov, running in the Orenburg region, collected 52.8 percent of the vote compared with challenger Vladimir Yelagin's 43.3 percent, the news service reported.


Betin, running in the Tambov region, collected 50.34 percent of the vote, while his opponent, Alexander Ryabov, received 44.16 percent.