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Russia Goes to the Polls

Author: Natasha Yefimova

Sep/Oct 2003
Page 54   ( 6 pages)

Summary: Nikita Khrushchev once said, "Politicians are the same everywhre: they promise to build a bridge even where there is no river." As political observer Natasha Yefimova shows, there have been surprisingly few promises made or platforms pronounced in the run-up to this December's Duma election. The reasons for this are quite interesting.

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