Statisticians Claim Half of Pro-Kremlin Votes in Duma Elections Were False

Russia’s opposition has claimed the vote was the country’s most fraudulent in recent history. Half of all the votes cast for the ruling party in Russia’s parliamentary elections were likely fraudulent, according to analysis by independent statisticians. The pro-Kremlin United Russia party won a landslide victory in Russia’s State Duma elections over the weekend, securingContinue reading “Statisticians Claim Half of Pro-Kremlin Votes in Duma Elections Were False”

Pro-Putin party set to win Russian election after Navalny clampdown

Russia holds final day of parliamentary election Crackdown crushed Kremlin critics ahead of vote Activists promote tactical voting plan Watchdog records violations Russians voted on Sunday in the final stretch of a three-day parliamentary election that the ruling party is expected to win emphatically after a crackdown that crushed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s movement andContinue reading “Pro-Putin party set to win Russian election after Navalny clampdown”

Google, Apple remove Navalny app from stores as Russian elections begin

Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) and Apple (AAPL.O) have removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s tactical voting app from their stores, his team said on Friday, after Russia accused the U.S. tech firms of meddling in its internal affairs. Russia goes to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament in a three-day vote that the ruling United Russia partyContinue reading “Google, Apple remove Navalny app from stores as Russian elections begin”

Russia: Opposition politician Boris Vishnevsky says two lookalikes with same name as him running in St Petersburg election in bid to confuse voters

Mr Vishnevsky, a member of the liberal opposition Yabloko party, said the incident showed his opponents see him as a strong contender, even going to the extent of altering their appearance. A Russian opposition politician, gearing up for an election, has criticised authorities after discovering two of his rivals have the same name as himContinue reading “Russia: Opposition politician Boris Vishnevsky says two lookalikes with same name as him running in St Petersburg election in bid to confuse voters”

Leaked Audio Reveals Alleged Secret Session to Rig Russia Election Results – Novaya Gazeta

A leaked audio recording published by the independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper on Thursday has revealed alleged efforts to coordinate “falsification” of votes in Russia’s upcoming parliamentary elections. Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) on Friday announced it has launched a rapid-response inquiry into the recording. According to Novaya Gazeta, the recording was made by an unnamed participant in a trainingContinue reading “Leaked Audio Reveals Alleged Secret Session to Rig Russia Election Results – Novaya Gazeta”

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