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Kremlin Support Party Leads in Russian Parliamentary Election

The Kremlin’s ruling United Russia party claims to have won a two-thirds super-majority in Russia’s lower house of parliament, after a three-day vote that the rising opposition says has been marred by irregularities and tampering with ballots. The election is widely regarded as a key part of President Vladimir Putin’s …

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US, European Union Condemn Parliamentary Elections in Russia

The United States said Monday that a law against “extremism” in Russia prevents opposition parties from getting a fair chance in parliamentary elections. “The Act’s use of declaring “extremist organizations,” “foreign agents,” and “unwanted organizations” severely limits political pluralism and prevents Russians from exercising their civil and political rights,” State …

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