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Articles with tag "State Duma"
Online Vote Recount Shows No Sign of Election Fraud, Russian Officials Find
A technical recheck of the parliamentary vote, conducted in response to opposition criticism, found no problems.
Biggest Names Among Russia’s Election Winners
A first female mayor, a TV host and Chechnya’s strongman.
‘CONFIRM OR NOT CONFIRM SUSPICIONS’
Moscow To Check Electronic Votes for State Duma in Recount
The results of the count will have no legal force.
Statisticians Claim Half of Pro-Kremlin Votes in Duma Elections Were False
Russia’s opposition has claimed the vote was the country’s most fraudulent in recent history.
Communist Party Rallies in Moscow After Remote Vote Upsets
Party leaders said they will not recognize e-voting voting results in parliamentary elections.
‘FREE AND FAIR’
Russian Opposition Calls Foul After Ruling Party Landslide in Parliamentary Elections
Controversial online voting cut the early leads of candidates supported by jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
We Can No Longer Expect Google and Apple to Fight for Internet Freedom
Since the backlash over Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, global tech giants have become replaceable parts of national infrastructure.
Putin's Party Says Secures Parliament Supermajority
Russia's ruling United Russia party claimed a two-thirds majority in the State Duma lower house of parliament.
In Russia’s Parliamentary Vote, Spoiler Parties and Dirty Tricks Abound
Parties and candidates using misleading names or campaigning techniques to befuddle voters have appeared all over the country throughout the campaign.
Russian Activist Crusades Against Domestic Violence in Duma Campaign
Alyona Popova’s parliamentary election campaign focuses on anti-abuse legislation in a country where victims have little or no protection.
‘There Is Fatigue After 20 Years’: A Young Russian Duma Candidate Pushes for Change
Anastasia Bryukhanova thinks Russia’s political institutions, and its leader, are showing their age.
‘The Leftward Turn Is Inevitable’: In Lenin’s Hometown, Russian Communists Strive for Soviet Revival
Despite Kremlin pressure, the party is hoping to use popular discontent over falling living standards to gain in Duma elections this week.
Russia's Opposition Candidates Are Fighting Among Themselves. Again.
Alexei Navalny's Smart Voting system has added a new dimension to an old problem.
Russia’s Tame Opposition Admits No Chance of Change in Parliamentary Vote
Despite a widening crackdown, members of the “systemic opposition” hope staying in politics might allow them to influence the country’s future.
Russian Diaspora Aims to Inform and Influence Ahead of Duma Vote
The Vote Abroad initiative is a decentralized, grassroots movement organized online across more than 40 countries.
In Small-City Russia, Elections Feel Irrelevant For Local Business Owners
Saransk’s entrepreneurs are divided on whether the government is on their side, but discontent is unlikely to be reflected in the coming Duma vote.
Russia Prepares for Duma Vote Under Shadow of Crackdown on Dissent
The outcome of parliamentary elections will hinge on whether a beleaguered opposition can cut through apathy to land some blows on the ruling party.
Putin Gives Cash to Police, Soldiers Ahead of Polls
The president is seeking to bolster support for his unpopular United Russia party ahead of parliamentary elections next month.
‘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.
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