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Putin's victory just "honest" enough?

Fraud and planned protests aside, Putin's real support and effort to make election seem fair may sap opposition energy
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Putin Opposition Recounts Vote Fraud At Moscow Rally

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

Opponents of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin staged another rally in Moscow on Saturday, but with Putin now elected to the presidency for a six-year term, their mass protest movement seemed to be losing steam. Still, some of t... Read Post

'Glory to Russia!': Vladimir Putin teary-eyed after election victory

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

MOSCOW -- Vladimir Putin faces new protests on Monday to challenge his victory in a presidential election he said had prevented Russia from falling into the hands of enemies. Putin's opponents, complaining of widespread fraud in Sun... Read Post

Russian election: reaction to Putin's victory - live updates

News : Guardian News Blog (2 years ago)

• Exit polls give Vladimir Putin 58% of vote• Opposition alleges widespread election fraud• Protests against Putin planned for today 9.08am: In a move likely to be greeted with scepticism, hot on the heels of Putin's contested victo... Read Post


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