All Posts Tagged With: "electoral fraud"

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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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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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European Parliament Tells Putin to Cool It

A statement by the European Parliament calls on Putin to cool down his rhetoric against opposition demonstrators, condemns voting irregularities and also issues a call for reform.

Mar 15, 2012 | Continued
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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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United Russia: Opposition Just Wants a “Fiasco”

United Russia is accusing opposition parties of “rocking the boat” by complaining about expected electoral fraud in the country’s upcoming presidential election.

Feb 14, 2012 | Continued
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Moscow Clashes with Oppositionists Over March Route

As the days dwindle before an upcoming mass protest march against electoral fraud in Russia, the Moscow mayor’s office is still at loggerheads with oppositionists over the proposed route.

Jan 24, 2012 | Continued
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Yashin and Navalny Released From Jail

Two leading Russian oppositionists have been released from jail after being arrested at a Moscow protest against electoral fraud.

Dec 21, 2011 | Continued
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Thousands Protest in Petersburg, Nemtsov Baselessly Detained

More than seven thousand people protested against alleged fraudulent election results in St. Petersburg over the weekend, with Boris Nemtsov detained by police despite the protest being sanctioned by city authorities.

Dec 18, 2011 | 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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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