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Russian Election

Russia's 'Potemkin Village' Elections

Jill Dougherty | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Jill Dougherty

The new, preliminary report on the Sept. 14, 2014, elections in Russia, prepared by the independent Russian electoral rights group Golos, describes in bewildering detail how vote manipulation is carried out. In St. Petersburg, it says, "all known illegal techniques were used" against opposition and even rival pro-government candidates.

Prokhorov For President?

The New York Times | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

MOSCOW -- There were no balloons or streamers at the hastily arranged news conference on Monday where Mikhail D. Prokhorov announced that he would cha...

PHOTOS: Putin's Electoral Aspirations?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's camp released pictures of the politician riding horses, carrying a hunting rifle, fishing and fording mountain...