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Russia Bans Navalny-Linked Candidate From St. Petersburg Assembly Elections
Critics say the authorities are tightening the screws on dissent with arrests, detentions and raids.
St. Petersburg Opposition Leader Battles 2 Namesakes in Upcoming Elections – Reports
Two other “Boris Vishnevskys” are now reportedly running for office after St. Petersburg opposition politician Boris Vishnevsky announced his run.
out of sight, out of mind
Voting Monitor Slams Russia’s Election Livestream Restrictions
Only election officials, candidates and political parties will have access to live feeds from the polls in the upcoming parliamentary vote.
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Moldova Pro-Europeans Win Resounding Election Victory
The results strengthen the hand of President Maia Sandu as she pushes to reform her ex-Soviet country.
Famous Faces Join the Race in Russia's High-Stakes Parliamentary Elections
Well-known figures from Russian entertainment, media and sports are seeking a spot on the ballot.
‘We Are Not Revolutionaries’: Russia’s Last Liberal Party Operates Under No Illusions
Yabloko stalwarts see little chance of victory in September’s high-stakes elections to the country’s national parliament.
‘I’m Ready to Go to Prison’: The 26-Year-Old Taking On Russia’s Ruling Party
Roman Yuneman is counting on a mix of nationalism and local activism to win a State Duma seat from United Russia.
Russian Opposition Deputy Barred From Moscow Elections Over Navalny Support
“I have not seen such impudent lawlessness in a long time,” Ilya Yashin tweeted.
More Russians Barred from Elections Today Than in Soviet Union – Research
At least 9 million Russians, or 8% of the population, have been legally deprived of their right to stand for election, Golos said.
Putin Promises Russians Billions in Spending Ahead of Polls
The ruling, pro-Kremlin United Russia party aims to overcome widespread unpopularity and keep its majority in the State Duma.
Russia Staggers Parliamentary Elections to Limit Covid Spread
Voting for the State Duma will be staggered from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19.
Russia Sitting Out Armenian Elections
While top challenger Robert Kocharyan is eagerly pro-Russia, the Kremlin has gotten comfortable with incumbent Nikol Pashinyan.
Navalny Ally Lyubov Sobol Drops Out of Duma Race After Russia's ‘Extremist’ Ban
Russia recently branded Navalny’s network as “extremist” and passed a law barring anyone affiliated with it from the ballot.
Russian Police Break Up Opposition Meeting
Elected opposition figures had gathered to discuss their strategy ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for September.
Russia Swiftly Moves to Block Navalny Aides, Supporters From Ballot
The law would also ban candidates previously involved in Navalny's groups before they were formally declared “extremist.”
Moscow Voters Most Likely to Back Putin, United Russia Despite Tepid Numbers – Poll
Both Putin and the party that consistently backs his legislative initiatives hold comfortable leads over their main competitors.
Russia to Debate Bill Banning Navalny Supporters from Polls – Lawmaker
The legislation could affect both Navalny-linked activists and the tens of thousands of Russians who supported his groups with donations.
Russia Seeks to Ban Extremist-Linked Candidates Ahead of Navalny Ruling
The ban would directly affect several Navalny allies who have announced plans to run for the State Duma, including senior aide Lyubov Sobol.
Yakutsk's Ex-Mayor To Run in Russia's Duma Elections for New People Party
Sardana Avksentiyeva did not clarify in what capacity she will run.
Russia to Require Candidates to Self-Report ‘Foreign Agent’ Status Under Newly Passed Law
Candidates who receive any amount of financial support from abroad will be required to label themselves as “foreign agents.”
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