Russian Elections

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Observers Cry Foul But Congratulations Pour In

Observers Cry Foul But Congratulations Pour In

He may have not needed to stack the deck so blatantly but supporters of Putin took no chances.Amiel Ungar, 06/03/2012 04:43
Putin Slams Humanitarian Intervention, Soft Power

Putin Slams Humanitarian Intervention, Soft Power

Vladimir Putin believes that American Foreign Policy poses a threat to global security due to arrogance and double standards.Amiel Ungar, 02/03/2012 05:04
Assassination Attempt Boosts Putin Electorally

Assassination Attempt Boosts Putin Electorally

Analysis: The assassination attempt against Vladimir Putin is being touted by his supporters as proof of his indispensability. Amiel Ungar, 28/02/2012 05:26
Putin Credits Himself With Reforming The Army

Putin Credits Himself With Reforming The Army

Vladimir Putin has claimed credit for restoring the Russian Army after years of neglect.Amiel Ungar, 22/02/2012 05:39
Putin Machine Readies For First Ballot Triumph

Putin Machine Readies For First Ballot Triumph

The Putin camp has made up its mind. A second ballot will feed the protests and therefore things should be wrapped up on the first ballot.Amiel Ungar, 15/02/2012 23:24
Putin Promises Liberalization And Less Corruption

Putin Promises Liberalization And Less Corruption

Defending his economic record, Vladimir Putin claimed that the first years were needed to create the infrastructure for economic takeoffץAmiel Ungar, 31/01/2012 00:16
Putin Distances Himself From Russian Nationalists

Putin Distances Himself From Russian Nationalists

As Russian nationalists have increasingly joined the opposition, Putin has set out a position that is eerily reminiscent of the USSR.Amiel Ungar, 25/01/2012 17:14
Medvedev's Rhetorical Liberalism Goes Only So Far

Medvedev's Rhetorical Liberalism Goes Only So Far

Dimitry Medvedev appeared to be opening some liberal space between himself and Putin, but urged a Putin victory and rejected US criticism.Amiel Ungar, 19/12/2011 07:00
Clinton Admits Meddling in Moscow

Clinton Admits Meddling in Moscow

Hillary Clinton admitted the US had openly backed protests in Russia; remained silent about US funds influencing the vote.Gabe Kahn., 08/12/2011 17:37
Putin: US to Blame for Election Protests

Putin: US to Blame for Election Protests

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of stirring the pot in Moscow over this week's parliamentary vote.Chana Ya'ar, 08/12/2011 12:25
Moscow Resembles Kiev and Minsk After Elections

Moscow Resembles Kiev and Minsk After Elections

Moscow residents are protesting the illegalities of the vote.Aryeh ben Hayim, 06/12/2011 18:06
United Russia Stumbles Badly but Intends to Rule

United Russia Stumbles Badly but Intends to Rule

Even the usual vote rigging won't expunge the shock of the exit polls for United RussiaAmiel Ungar, 05/12/2011 14:24
Russian Populace Not Enamored of Leadership

Russian Populace Not Enamored of Leadership

Lucky for the Russian establishment that it controls the electoral process, including the count. It could have been in for trouble.Amiel Ungar, 12/11/2011 21:53
Putin: I'm Your Hardest Working Leader

Putin: I'm Your Hardest Working Leader

Despite a predetermined outcome in his favor, Vladimir Putin is running hard to preserve his legitimacy.Amiel Ungar, 31/10/2011 05:33
Parties Compete for Seats in the State Duma

Parties Compete for Seats in the State Duma

Russian Duma elections began today but with a 7% electoral threshold few parties will get in. Aryeh ben Hayim, 30/08/2011 18:23