Tagged: russian election

Russian Presidential Elections Roundup

It’s been a busy few days for Russian elections news, so I thought I’d roundup a few of the key stories that caught my eye. Webcams in every polling station In his recent marathon...

Kasparov pulls out of Presidential race

Garry Kasparov has announced that he will withdraw from the race for the Russian Presidency. Kasparov, the former World Chess Champion, says he was forced into his decision because Other Russia were not able...

Dmitry Medvedev: Russia’s next President

After literally years of speculation, it is now clear that Dmitry Medvedev will be Russia’s next President. Medvedev was nominated by United Russia and endorsed by Vladimir Putin – an endorsement so powerful that...

Does Putin really want a 2-party Duma?

With just a couple of weeks to go until Russia’s parliamentary elections on 2nd December, it’s looking increasingly as though United Russia are set for a massive victory. However, depressingly, only two of the...