Tagged: Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Yavlinsky and Mezentsev barred from Russian Election

Yavlinsky and Mezentsev barred from Russian Election

The Central Election Commission (CEC) has confirmed liberal Yabloko leader Grigory Yavlinsky and independent candidate Dmitry Mezentsev will not be allowed to enter the 2012 Russian Presidential Election. Although both candidates claimed that they...

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...

Mikhail Prokhorov: Russia’s next Prime Minister?

Mikhail Prokhorov’s dramatic entry into the 2012 Russian Presidential race has caused confusion among analysts. Put simply, no-one can fathom why Russia’s third richest man would want to have another stab at entering Russian...