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"United Russia party's resounding victory ratifies the indisputable leadership of its political force," the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry stated.
On Monday, Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Yvan Gil congratulated the United Russia party for the resounding victory obtained in the local and regional elections held for the first time in Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Donetsk, and Lugansk.
"The resounding victory obtained by the ruling United Russia party ratifies the indisputable leadership of its political force," the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said.
"It also reflects the political strength of President Vladimir Putin at the forefront of defending the high interests of the Russian people, as well as the triumph of democracy, freedom, security and socioeconomic development of this important country."
President Nicolas Maduro's administration sent a greeting to the elected authorities who "will assume with commitment and wisdom the mandate granted by their people."