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1. Outsmarting Smart Voting

For the first time since 2016, and the first time since the momentous constitutional changes of 2020 allowing President Putin to run for two more presidential terms, Russia has elected a new parliament.

Tags: navalny, putin, elections, democracy
2. The Road Ahead

People often ask me what lies ahead for Russia. This question always surprises me. It suggests that people think historians are part prophet, as if knowing a lot about the past means you can predict the future.

Tags: navalny, democracy, history, elections, reform
3. What's Worse: Unsympathetic Aliens or Interfering AI?

"The App Store portal: who regulates it? Artificial intelligence, people from Mars?”

– Andrei Klimov, seeking to understand what’s going on behind the scenes with Apple’s App Store on September 17.
Tags: smart voting, voting, navalny, social media, google, apple, sovereignty, duma, elections
4. A Can-ny Campaign Strategy

“Lids are very relevant seasonal paraphernalia for many. Everyone accepted the gifts, even adherents of other political views.”

– Local news from gorbatka.ru, on United Russia’s election campaign strategy.
Tags: pickle, canning, election, campaign, united russia, federal assembly, elections, duma
5. No Lazy Elections

“Video surveillance – it is not idle curiosity, for lying on the couch to watch some kind of movie. There are theaters and television for that, but this [observance of elections] is major work. If you want [to observe elections], if you are interested, an active citizen, then you’re going to need to work a bit for it.”

– Ella Pamfilova, head of Russia’s Central Election Committee, on election monitoring.
Tags: democracy, election fraud, television, broadcast, election monitoring, elections
6. Boiling Politics!

“The political field lives and evolves, it boils during election campaigns.”

– On Tuesday May 25, Press Secretary to the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov praises Russia’s political environment.
Tags: elections, peskov, politics
7. Why Didn't We Think Of That?

“If you don't like the current president, only elections can solve the issue.”

– President Alexander Lukashenko, of the former Soviet state Belarus, known for having rigged elections last year to continue his run since 1995, among other things.

Tags: belarus, government, elections
8. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
9. Russian Grammar Strikes Again

Russian grammar is tough, even for the Russians that make official constitutional-referendum ballots.

Tags: politics, elections, humor, language, russian language
10. Homecoming to Mother Russia

Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.

Tags: media, metro, graffiti, Moscow, prison, children, taiga, mushrooms, bureaucracy, hockey, putin, elections, Ukraine

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