All Posts Tagged With: "United Russia"

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Duma May Get Extra-Judicial Right to Fire Deputies

A new United Russia legislative measure is in the works to give the ethics committee the right to revoke deputies of their status simply for making public statements that discredit the State Duma or have an “anti-state orientation.”

Jul 16, 2012 | Continued
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Navalny Ordered to Pay 30K Rubles to Deputy for ‘Moral Harm’

A Moscow court has ordered Aleksei Navalny to pay 30 thousand rubles as moral compensation to a United Russia deputy who felt insulted when the blogger said that members of the party were either swindlers or thieves.

Jun 4, 2012 | Continued
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United Russia Announces ‘Party School’ for Young Leaders

United Russia has announced the founding of a “party school” to teach “promising young people” party ideology, psychology, electoral campaign technology and other subjects to supposedly help raise party competitiveness and revive the party in general.

Jun 1, 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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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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Ignored by Authorities, Sochi Evictees Cry for Help

Residents of Sochi protest the government’s failure to compensate them properly after bulldozing their homes to make way for Olympic facility construction.

Sep 12, 2011 | Continued
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Faith in Putin and Medvedev at All-Time Low

A new poll by the Public Opinion Foundation indicates that Russians are losing faith in their president and prime minister, as the Communist Party makes slight headway.

Apr 22, 2011 | Continued
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United Russia: Putin Should be President in 2012

With presidential elections less than a year away, United Russia is announcing its support for Vladimir Putin, who hasn’t yet said if he’s even running yet.

Apr 15, 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