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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.
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.
"The App Store portal: who regulates it? Artificial intelligence, people from Mars?”
“Lids are very relevant seasonal paraphernalia for many. Everyone accepted the gifts, even adherents of other political views.”
“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.”
“The political field lives and evolves, it boils during election campaigns.”
“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.
A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.
Russian grammar is tough, even for the Russians that make official constitutional-referendum ballots.
Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.
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