All Posts Tagged With: "electoral fraud"

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Novosibirsk Equates United Russia with ‘Swindlers and Thieves’

Authorities in Novosibirsk file charges against A Just Russia for agitating against United Russia with an ad that doesn’t actually mention the party’s name.

Nov 13, 2011 | Continued
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Muscovites Rally Against Upcoming Fraudulent Elections

About 1500 people rallied in Moscow on Saturday against upcoming parliamentary elections that are all but guaranteed to give fraudulent wins to Putin’s United Russia party.

Oct 22, 2011 | Continued
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European Parliament May Punish Russian Bureaucrats

Deputies from the European Parliament are saying that Russia should be treated like Belarus, where sanctions have already been placed against certain civil servants.

Apr 12, 2011 | Continued
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Rise in Electoral Violations Indicates Weak Ruling Party

Electoral monitors reported a sharp rise in electoral violations in Russia’s regional elections over the weekend, which analysts link to a general fall in United Russia’s ratings.

Mar 14, 2011 | Continued
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Posters for a Party of Swindlers and Thieves

With another round of regional elections coming up in March, renowned blogger Alexei Navalny is asking his readers to get out the vote for any party besides United Russia and has opened a poster contest to promote the campaign.

Feb 25, 2011 | Continued
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United Russia Sweeps Elections Amidst Massive Fraud

Watchdog groups and oppositionists cite massive electoral violations as Kremlin-backed candidates sweep Sunday’s regional elections in Russia.

Oct 11, 2010 | Continued
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Kasparov Makes the Case That ‘Putin Must Go’

United Civil Front leader Garry Kasparov was among opposition leaders at a meeting in Moscow this week to discuss the ‘Putin Must Go’ petition, which so far has gathered more than 43 thousand signatures.

May 13, 2010 | Continued
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Right to Free Assembly ‘Not Evident to Russian Gov’t’

A monitoring commission from the Council of Europe is criticizing Russia for failing to recognize the right to free assembly as a basic human right, and also for beating members of unsanctioned protests.

Mar 24, 2010 | Continued
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Regional Elections Fraught With Allegations of Violations

Independent observers have labeled Sunday’s regional elections in Russia as “the filthiest in all of history,” while the leading United Russia party says that it is satisfied with how the elections were held.

Mar 15, 2010 | Continued
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Putin to United Russia: No False Promises

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has issued a warning to United Russia party leaders that they cannot make false promises to voters and must learn how to better communicate with the public.

Feb 6, 2010 | Continued