Moscow holds first direct mayoral elections in ten years

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Moscow's incumbent mayor Sergei Sobyanin cast his own vote in the mayoral elections on Sunday. The Kremlin has always traditionally appointed the mayors of Moscow and St. Petersburg. But political reforms reinstated direct elections in 2012, so this is a chance for the residents of Russia's wealthiest city to choose from six candidates for the first time in a decade.

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