All Posts Tagged With: "Central Electoral Commission"

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Kasparov: Official March 4 Outcome Doesn’t Matter

Opposition leader Garry Kasparov argues that the March 4 presidential election is Russia’s chance to finally delegitimize the Putin regime – which has already done most of the work itself.

Feb 29, 2012 | Continued
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Yabloko to Sue Central Electoral Commission

The Yabloko party says they’re filing suit against Russia’s Central Electoral Commission after member Grigory Yavlinsky’s application to run for president was turned down.

Jan 27, 2012 | Continued
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Limonov Submits Documents to Run for President

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission confirmed that Russian opposition leader Eduard Limonov had properly submitted all documents needed to register to run for presidency, despite suspected politically-motivated interference.

Dec 15, 2011 | Continued
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Central Electoral Commission Looks to Regulate Social Media

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission is proposing a ban on “political agitation” on blogs and social media on the day before national elections; critics say the move is “stupid” and could lead to abuse.

Mar 18, 2011 | Continued
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Electoral Commission Criticized for Double Standard

In the final days leading up to Russia’s March 14 regional elections, the Central Electoral Commission is banning Kremlin-loyal opposition party A Just Russia from picturing its own leader on a series of leaflets.

Mar 11, 2010 | Continued
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Electoral Commission Chairman Proposes Scrapping System

The head of the Moscow Electoral Commission has proposed scrapping Russia’s systematically flawed electoral legislation and starting over from scratch.

Jan 14, 2010 | Continued
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Plans Die for Duma Committee to Monitor Elections

Plans to create an electoral monitoring committee in the Russian State Duma have been dumped in favor of plans for a committee under the purview of the president.

Nov 16, 2009 | Continued
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Less than Half of Muscovites Trust Election Results

A recent survey shows that only 44 percent of Moscow residents believe that the results of October elections for the Moscow State Duma correspond with reality.

Nov 10, 2009 | Continued
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Medvedev: Disputed Election Results Reflect Voter Preferences

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev claims that while the disputed results of recent elections should be looked at in court, they reflect voters’ sentiments and will not be annulled.

Oct 28, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Voters Defrauded With Invisible Ink

The Just Russia party has alleged that widespread voter fraud took place in recent regional elections, where it claims voters were given pens with disappearing ink. Russia’s Central Electoral Commission, meanwhile, has said the allegation is not technically illegal.

Mar 11, 2009 | Continued