All Posts Tagged With: "Gennady Zyuganov"

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Downplaying Stalin, Russia Avoids its Soviet Past

Russian historians have worriedly noted the growing secrecy of the Russian secret services about the brutal repression of the Soviet Union.

Nov 27, 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 Vote Inundated With Violations and Fraud – Observers

Russian electoral monitors across the country are reporting disturbing and widespread instances of electoral fraud. examines some of the violations.

Mar 3, 2008 | Continued
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Electoral Body Challenges Candidate’s Income Declarations

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission has challenged the income declarations of three presidential candidates. Dmitri Medvedev, the leading candidate, has been spared, although his stated salary of $71,000 seems surprisingly low for the chairman of the country’s natural gas monopoly.

Jan 31, 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