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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "elections".

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1. 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
2. Congress of People's Deputies Convenes

In the spring of 1989, elections were held: “alternative elections.” This redundant phrase, which today provokes smirks, back then had everyone in a state of euphoria. We had a choice!

Tags: reform, sakharov, yeltsin, gorbachev, 1989, elections
3. Rap battles, Moscow's move, and mixing dating and politics

Elections are the new dinner and a movie. Plus, Moscow's heading east, rap battles get a bad rap, and pickles and melons galore. 

Tags: rap, Moscow, elections, Mamba, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. Siberia's natural wonders meet the Duma elections

This week brings you not just news, but also striking images of the latest discoveries in natural rock formations and mammoth hunting in Siberia. Also, election season. 

Tags: russia, siberia, yakutia, mammoth, ivory, duma, parliament, elections
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. Fake elections, real Cossacks, and how to do yoga in prison

Why some Russians would rather vote for a fictional candidate, the importance of a Cossack education, and some artsy graffiti along the way. 

Tags: elections, parliament, corruption, cossacks, graffiti, yoga, olympics
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. RuNet: The Silly and the Serious

Scenery, stereotypes, satire, and politics – all in a day's work for RuNet! Join us to learn about Russians arrested for riding bears, all manner of vodka infractions, and a tiny bit of election talk.

Tags: russia, photography, scenery, photographs, satire, internet, runet, Russians, humor, politics, elections, voting, voting
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
7. The Politics of Moscow's Migrant Crime Statistics

In addition to highlighting local issues, Moscow's mayoral race has generated lively discussions of various national topics. Front and center among these is Russia's immigration and migrant worker policy.

Tags: immigration, Moscow, navalny, elections, elections
By Andrey Tselikov
8. The Politics of Moscow's Migrant Crime Statistics

In addition to highlighting local issues, Moscow's mayoral race has generated lively discussions of various national topics. Front and center among these is Russia's immigration and migrant worker policy.

Tags: immigration, Moscow, navalny, elections, elections
By Andrey Tselikov
9. Moscow Spring?

Quite often, Russian reality is best illuminated with a joke. 

A couple of journalists are quizzing a candidate: “Why do you want to get elected?”

“Just look what is going on in the corridors of power: officials are awash in debauchery, theft, corruption!”

Tags: Putin, elections, Moscow, Russia, democracy
By Paul E. Richardson
10. Statistics and Damn Lies

Robert Coalson (RFE/RL) has just published a superb summary of some of the brazen election abuses during last December's Duma elections in Russia. It would be funny if it were not so sad. 

Tags: statistics, elections
By Paul E. Richardson

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