All Posts Tagged With: "elections"

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Russian Activists Continue Legal Appeals Against Electoral Fraud

Russian activists who tried to petition for falsified election results to be annulled have been thwarted by a legal stipulation that only allows candidates to context elections.

Dec 29, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: Kremlin Threatened by Opposition Council

Garry Kasparov explains in this op-ed how the Putin regime’s attempts to brush off any responsibility for hacker attacks and other difficulties in this weekend’s elections for a united opposition council in Russia are verifiably false.

Oct 21, 2012 | Continued
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Golos: Electoral Fraud in Russia ‘Worse and Worse’

The head of Russia’s only independent electoral watchdog says that Russia is still suffering from a “total lack of competition” in elections, after regional and local elections were held across the country on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2012 | Continued
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Kasparov: A Chance for Change of Another Illusion?

In the wake of a wave of protest against fraudulent parliamentary election results, opposition leader Garry Kasparov calls upon the Russian systemic opposition to agree to finally rise up against Vladimir Putin and the United Russia party.

Dec 12, 2011 | Continued
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Kasparov: Yabloko Could Gain Duma Seats

Garry Kasparov accused the Yabloko party of being financed by the Kremlin and only pretending to be a real opposition group during a debate on upcoming parliamentary elections over the weekend.

Nov 28, 2011 | Continued
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Gorbachev: A Third Putin Term ‘Discredits Democratic Principles’

Mikhail Gorbachev has denounced Putin’s decision to run for a third term as president, saying that while it does not violate the constitution, it “essentially discredits democratic principles.”

Nov 24, 2011 | Continued
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Putin Begs Oppositionists Not to ‘Rock the Boat’

Putin asks oppositionists not to “rock the boat” as parliamentary elections approach and the leading party’s ratings drop.

Nov 23, 2011 | Continued
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Opposition Activists Detained For No Apparent Reason

Opposition activists were detained at two separate events in Moscow on Thursday, neither of whom received logical explanations from police as to why they were being arrested.

Nov 9, 2011 | Continued
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Medvedev Admits the Futility of Appealing to the State

President Medvedev had admitted that while it is now easier to appeal to government officials, doing so has become markedly less effective as a method of actually resolving issues.

Oct 19, 2011 | Continued
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Four Arrested During March After Sanctioned ‘Day of Wrath’

Four activists were arrested at Wednesday’s Day of Wrath rallly, after opposition protesters attempted to deliver their list of demands to the presidential administration building.

Oct 12, 2011 | Continued