All Posts Tagged With: "Communist Party (KPRF)"

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Medvedev Sums Up the Year

In a year-end interview televised interview, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev answered questions concerning disputed regional elections, Garry Kasparov and the political opposition, and an “evil” judicial system.

Dec 28, 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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Communist Party Disputes Russian Election Results

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation will appeal to the country’s Supreme Court in an effort to annul the results of December 2007 Parliamentary elections.

May 22, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Communists Criticize Kremlin on Victory Day

May 9th marked Victory Day in Russia, commemorating victory over Nazi Germany in WWII. The Communist Party held a demonstration critical of authorities, as a display of military technology rolled through Moscow’s Red Square.

May 9, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Parliament Severely Restricts Referendums (updated)

New legislation enacted by Russia’s State Duma limits what issues can be solved by national referendums. Critics believe this is the latest step to limit the ability of ordinary Russian citizens to participate in running their country.

Apr 8, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Members of Parliament Challenge Legitimacy of Presidential Campaign

31 deputies of Russia’s State Duma have filed a motion questioning the legitimacy of the presidential electoral campaign in Russia.

Feb 20, 2008 | Continued
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Leading Russian Candidate Won’t Take Part in Televised Debates

Dmitri Medvedev, the widely favored contender for the Russian presidency, has refused to participate in televised debates with other candidates.

Jan 29, 2008 | Continued
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State Duma Candidate’s Death a “Political Murder”

In Kazan, Tatarstan Republic, a candidate to the State Duma from the Communist Party has died. His colleagues believe the death was related to trauma sustained on Election Day, when he was assaulted by militsiya officers.

Dec 31, 2007 | Continued