All Posts Tagged With: "Golos"

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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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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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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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Microsoft to Give Free Software to Prevent Rights Abuses

Microsoft is issuing a free, unilateral software license to Russian NGOs and media outlets to try and prevent government authorities from pressuring organizations by confiscating their computers under the guise of the war on piracy.

Sep 14, 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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Kremlin Party Sweeps Regional Elections

The pro-Kremlin United Russia party predictably won a majority in Russian regional elections Sunday. Still, the party of power showed signs of weakening, according to the GOLOS voter rights group.

Mar 3, 2009 | Continued
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Evidence of Vote Rigging Mounts

The Golos Association, a Russian NGO dedicated to protecting voter rights, has documented a series of violations taking place during the March 2nd presidential election.

Mar 2, 2008 | Continued
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Moscow Workers Pressured to Vote

In an apparent effort to increase turnout, employees of Moscow companies are being forced to vote in Russia’s presidential election.

Feb 29, 2008 | Continued