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The New Statesman
Sam Allardyce: a grim portrait of national servicesince Alexander III [Russia’s emperor at the end of the 19th century].” Repres
Sam Allardyce: a grim portrait of national service
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
since Alexander III [Russia’s emperor at the end of the 19th century].” Representatives in the Russian parliament, the Duma, have long been unpopular and considered ineffective by the Russian people. Over the past 16 years, presidential power... Read more
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The New Statesman
We're running out of time to stop a hard Brexit - and the consequences are terrifyingsince Alexander III [Russia’s emperor at the end of the 19th century].” Repres
We're running out of time to stop a hard Brexit - and the consequences are terrifying
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
since Alexander III [Russia’s emperor at the end of the 19th century].” Representatives in the Russian parliament, the Duma, have long been unpopular and considered ineffective by the Russian people. Over the past 16 years, presidential power... Read more
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The New Statesman
Putin's vote-winning trick? He makes power personalsince Alexander III [Russia’s emperor at the end of the 19th century].” Repres
Putin's vote-winning trick? He makes power personal
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
since Alexander III [Russia’s emperor at the end of the 19th century].” Representatives in the Russian parliament, the Duma, have long been unpopular and considered ineffective by the Russian people. Over the past 16 years, presidential power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Won't Grow If We Listen to Rating Agencies - Gqubulenot a debt problem, and structural reforms proposed by ratings agency Moody's i
SA Won't Grow If We Listen to Rating Agencies - Gqubule
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
not a debt problem, and structural reforms proposed by ratings agency Moody's is not a solution for the short term, said Duma Gqubule, founder of the Centre of Economic Development and Transformation. Gqubule was speaking at the Black Business... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HIV Law a Setback to Regional Effortsby Namibia to the conference. Eba also referred to the motion unanimously adop
HIV Law a Setback to Regional Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
by Namibia to the conference. Eba also referred to the motion unanimously adopted in November 2015 that was moved by Duma Boko of Botswana and that was seconded by Ahmed Shaik Imam of South Africa who reaffirmed SADC member states' obligation... Read more
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iol.co.za
Black businesses ‘still struggling’the economy. “We also need to recognise things that we did in the past, which
Black businesses ‘still struggling’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
the economy. “We also need to recognise things that we did in the past, which have been hampering transformation.” Duma Gqubule, the founder of the Centre for Economic Development and Transformation, said SMMEs were looking to create about... Read more
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Roll Call
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as Security Threattreaty. Obama “was very euphoric about Russian-American relations,” says Alexe
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as Security Threat
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
treaty. Obama “was very euphoric about Russian-American relations,” says Alexei Arbatov, former member of the Russia State Duma and now a scholar at the Carnegie Moscow Center, a think tank. “He wanted Russia to be the principal success of his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Brenda Ngxoli plays has-been diva on new drama- Kitt’s sister and Bra X’s wife); Zolisa Xaluva (Xolani ‘Bra X’ Sithole); Andi
Brenda Ngxoli plays has-been diva on new drama
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
- Kitt’s sister and Bra X’s wife); Zolisa Xaluva (Xolani ‘Bra X’ Sithole); Andile Nebulane (notoriousrecord label owner Duma Nkosi); Dineo Ranaka (Duma’s wife Kedibone Nkosi); Lungelo Lubelwana (talented boy from the streets, S’bu); Mothusi... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aidestheir positions to younger, lower-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Puti
Russia: Putin reshuffles inner circle again, older hands lose to younger aides
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, lower-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month’s parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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CTV News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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ABC News
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin Again Reshuffles His Inner Circle
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Mr Put
Vladimir Putin reshuffles Kremlin inner circle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Mr Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting the president tightened its grip on the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circletheir positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin
Russia's Vladimir Putin again reshuffles his inner circle
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
their positions to younger, low-profile aides. Vyacheslav Volodin, whom Putin nominated as the new speaker of the State Duma, oversaw this month's parliamentary election in which the main party supporting Putin tightened its grip on the lower... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentlower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State Duma's speaker. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin appointed the new chief of Russia's Foreign Intelligence... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentlower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State Duma's speaker. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin appointed the new chief of Russia's Foreign Intelligence... Read more
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Daily Star
Shock for Putin as Russia forced to CANCEL election results amid claims of a fixcould increase." Vladimir Putin's ruling party United Russia won the election
Shock for Putin as Russia forced to CANCEL election results amid claims of a fix
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
could increase." Vladimir Putin's ruling party United Russia won the election to the country's lower house, the State Duma, with 54% of the vote. The three runners-up, the Communist Party, The Liberal Democrats and the Just Russia Party, are... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentlower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State Duma's speaker. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin appointed the new chief of Russia's Foreign Intelligence... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentlower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State Duma's speaker. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin appointed the new chief of Russia's Foreign Intelligence... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliamentlower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of
Putin names Volodin as new speaker of Russian parliament
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
lower house. Putin nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, the Kremlin's deputy chief of staff who oversaw the vote, as the State Duma's speaker. Volodin replaces Sergei Naryshkin, whom Putin appointed the new chief of Russia's Foreign Intelligence... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin proposes his deputy chief of staff become speaker of parliamentVladimir Putin on Friday proposed that Vyacheslav Volodin, deputy head of his a
Putin proposes his deputy chief of staff become speaker of parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Vladimir Putin on Friday proposed that Vyacheslav Volodin, deputy head of his administration, become speaker in the Duma, the lower house of parliament. Putin on Thursday offered Sergei Naryshkin, the outgoing speaker, the job of head of... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The hollow electionmajority in the parliamentary elections. There were no protests of the sort tha
The hollow election
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
majority in the parliamentary elections. There were no protests of the sort that marred its last victory in the Duma five years ago. The president called this a sign of stability and trust in his party. It is anything but that. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia’s gleaming capital obscures a grimy political realityextreme, they can now legally put you away in a Siberian penal colony. The Kre
Russia’s gleaming capital obscures a grimy political reality
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
extreme, they can now legally put you away in a Siberian penal colony. The Kremlin has also announced after Sunday’s State Duma elections, which saw President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia cement an overwhelming majority, that the state security... Read more
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DW
Putin appoints long-term ally as new intelligence agency boss |Former Duma boss Sergei Naryshkin, who is widely reported to have served alongs
Putin appoints long-term ally as new intelligence agency boss |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
Former Duma boss Sergei Naryshkin, who is widely reported to have served alongside Putin in the Soviet-era KGB spy agency, is due to take over as head of the SVR. Naryshkin is considered to be a longtime Putin ally. According to Naryshkin's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin appoints new foreign spy bossthe country's hawkish former parliament speaker as the new head of his foreign
Putin appoints new foreign spy boss
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
the country's hawkish former parliament speaker as the new head of his foreign intelligence agency. Putin nominated former Duma boss Sergei Naryshkin - widely reported to have served with him in the Soviet-era KGB - to take over as head of the SVR... Read more
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Reuters
Inside Putin’s unburstable bubbleinfluence, President Vladimir Putin’s ruling United Russia substantially increa
Inside Putin’s unburstable bubble
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
influence, President Vladimir Putin’s ruling United Russia substantially increased the number of seats it commands in the Duma. Three other parties that usually vote with United Russia also returned to parliament, though all with fewer seats. The... Read more
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Civil Georgia
PM Addresses UN General Assemblyare even denied education in their native languages,” the PM said and condemned
PM Addresses UN General Assembly
Civil Georgia / Posted 6 days ago
are even denied education in their native languages,” the PM said and condemned holding of elections to the Russian State Duma in Georgia’s breakaway regions as “another part of Moscow’s annexation policy.” He said that the Georgian government... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBdaily, Kommersant, broke news of a story that, if true, could have consequences
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
daily, Kommersant, broke news of a story that, if true, could have consequences that last far beyond this latest round of Duma reshuffling. Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Kommersant, is planning a major overhaul of the country's... Read more
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The Hindu
Putin tightens his grip with United Russiajust the opposite has happened. When the results were declared, his party won m
Putin tightens his grip with United Russia
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
just the opposite has happened. When the results were declared, his party won more than three-quarters of the 450-member Duma. The Communist Party and the Liberal Democratic Party have retained some presence in the national Parliament, while the... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBdaily, Kommersant, broke news of a story that, if true, could have consequences
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Dundas Star News / Posted 6 days ago
daily, Kommersant, broke news of a story that, if true, could have consequences that last far beyond this latest round of Duma reshuffling. Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Kommersant, is planning a major overhaul of the country's... Read more
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Reuters
Russia will not print money to cover budget shortfalls: PM0.5 percent this year. In the weekend election, the United Russia of Medvedev
Russia will not print money to cover budget shortfalls: PM
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
0.5 percent this year. In the weekend election, the United Russia of Medvedev and Putin won 76 percent of the seats in the Duma, the lower house of parliament, up from just over half in 2011. "We will not start on a path of turning printing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Nurturing young talent for greatnessand R60 for Friday and will be available at Computicket and at the door. Photo
Nurturing young talent for greatness
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
and R60 for Friday and will be available at Computicket and at the door. Photography: Keith Kenneth Direction: Nirma Madhoo-Chipps Models: Cassandra Ndlovu, Kristina Louw, Vladina Petrova and Thando Duma of Ice Model Management Durba... Read more
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Business Insider
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBdaily, Kommersant, broke news of a story that, if true, could have consequences
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
daily, Kommersant, broke news of a story that, if true, could have consequences that last far beyond this latest round of Duma reshuffling. Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Kommersant, is planning a major overhaul of the country’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
Just How Fraudulent Were Russia's Elections?said at the time. However, a statistical analysis of the official preliminary
Just How Fraudulent Were Russia's Elections?
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
said at the time. However, a statistical analysis of the official preliminary results of the country’s September 18 State Duma elections points to a familiar story: massive fraud in favor of the ruling United Russia party comparable to what... Read more
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express
Ruthless Putin plots to 'bring back KGB' hours after DESTROYING rivals in Russian electionby Mr Putin almost 16 years ago after he first became president, was on track t
Ruthless Putin plots to 'bring back KGB' hours after DESTROYING rivals in Russian election
express / Posted 8 days ago
by Mr Putin almost 16 years ago after he first became president, was on track to win 76 percent of the seats in Russia's Duma, the lower house of parliament, up from just over half in 2011. However, European election monitors said the vote was... Read more
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FOX News
Russian Elections Strengthen Putin's Hand Despite Nation's Economic Woeshappened. The pro-Putin party ended up with three-quarters of the seats in the
Russian Elections Strengthen Putin's Hand Despite Nation's Economic Woes
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
happened. The pro-Putin party ended up with three-quarters of the seats in the lower house, known as the Duma. The rest of the winners came from the so-called "systemic opposition," meaning they are from nominally separate parties... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masisi Confidenthome; so we are not side-lining anyone," said Masisi. Recently he came under h
Masisi Confident
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
home; so we are not side-lining anyone," said Masisi. Recently he came under heavy criticism from the Leader of Opposition Duma Boko who accused him of recruiting some prominent opposition leaders, pleading with them to help restore order in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Can't Disband BNF - BokoThe Botswana National Front (BNF) President Duma Boko has laughed off suggestio
I Can't Disband BNF - Boko
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Botswana National Front (BNF) President Duma Boko has laughed off suggestions that through the recently introduced Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) membership card they are trying to disband individual parties. In an interview with this... Read more
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Market Watch
Donald Trump keeps acting like an apprentice to Putina visit with Russian state security, the F.S.B.” The Times reports that Putin “
Donald Trump keeps acting like an apprentice to Putin
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
a visit with Russian state security, the F.S.B.” The Times reports that Putin “long ago reduced [the Russian Parliament or Duma] to a cheerleading squad that endorses his every move.” One opposition candidate says that “anyone who disagrees, or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Behind Spedu Recruitment Drivewere still trying to figure out where he was heading, he emerged at SPEDU as Re
Behind Spedu Recruitment Drive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
were still trying to figure out where he was heading, he emerged at SPEDU as Regional Director Operations. UDC President Duma Boko called the appointment of Mathokgwane as illegal and fraud. "It is a deft piece of trickery played by the most... Read more
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Calcutta News
Pro-Kremlin party wins Russian parliamentary electionVladimir Putin, won the majority in the country’s parliamentary election on Mon
Pro-Kremlin party wins Russian parliamentary election
Calcutta News / Posted 8 days ago
Vladimir Putin, won the majority in the country’s parliamentary election on Monday. Dominating the elections in State Duma or lower house of parliament, the pro-Kremlin party, secured 54.2 percent of the ballots with 93 percent votes counted,... Read more
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The Hindu
United Russia wins in electionsUnited Russia won 343 seats of the total 450 in Duma, the Parliament Vladimir
United Russia wins in elections
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
United Russia won 343 seats of the total 450 in Duma, the Parliament Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia’s political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in Parliament in a weekend election,... Read more
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DW
Russian opposition bemoans voter apathy |Russia's Central Election Commission announced that the Kremlin's United Russia
Russian opposition bemoans voter apathy |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Russia's Central Election Commission announced that the Kremlin's United Russia party had won an absolute majority in the Duma with 54 percent of the overall vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections. Changes to how the Russian parliament's 450... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party, voter turnout dropsby Putin almost 16 years ago after he first became president, was on track on M
Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party, voter turnout drops
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
by Putin almost 16 years ago after he first became president, was on track on Monday to win 76% of the seats in Russia’s Duma, the lower house of parliament, up from just over half in 2011. That would be its biggest ever majority. Putin’s... Read more
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FOX News
kremlin Party Wins Big Majority In Russian Parliamentof the ballots from Sunday's vote counted, the United Russia party was on track
kremlin Party Wins Big Majority In Russian Parliament
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
of the ballots from Sunday's vote counted, the United Russia party was on track to get 343 of the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, CEC head Ella Pamfilova said. She said she expected no significant change in the results... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Early results show Russia's ruling party winning parliament voteparts of Russia that are more urbanized and where opposition sentiment is stron
Early results show Russia's ruling party winning parliament vote
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
parts of Russia that are more urbanized and where opposition sentiment is stronger. But the election for the 450-seat State Duma, the lower house of parliament, is unlikely to substantially change the distribution of power, in which the United... Read more
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