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Putin declares victory; opposition claim fraud, protests scheduled for Monday

Monday, March 5th 2012 - 05:34 UTC
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Vladimir Putin has declared victory in Russia's presidential elections, returning for a third term after spending the last four years as the country's PM. Exit polls and preliminary results gave him about 60% of the vote. Read full article


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  • The Cestrian

    Not really surprising given that next to no one in Russia had heard of the alternatives. The country needs a credible opposition (a bit like the UK, ha, ha) although I'm quite sure that the up and coming Russian Revolution may well produce that person.

    Mar 05th, 2012 - 03:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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