Russia local elections: Winners and losers | DW News

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Russians have cast their ballots in local elections that were preceded by weeks of anti-government protests. News agencies say Vladimir Putin's United Russia party is facing major losses in the capital Moscow.
But despite flagging support, parties tied to the ruling United Russia have retained their majority in Moscow, local media says. Protests and the exclusion of opposition candidates put the poll under intense scrutiny. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny had called on Russians to vote tactically to block candidates from United Russia after some opposition candidates were banned from running. The election was marked by low voter turn-out.

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It doesn't matter who votes, it only matters who counts the votes.
- Joseph Stalin.

Author — theylied1776

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Putin is on his way out. He can’t govern and Russians are tired of him.

Author — Gerald O'Hare

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In the 21st century lowsy goverments should be overtrown in a soft way ( with a vote ) or in the hard way ( with riots and revolution if required ) we had enough of dictators of any kind and any flag.
People must get into their heads that unless you fight not only a miserable life is guaranted but the country development suffer too, with not only widespread poverty but also future insecurity.Russia is not a mess, its a poor country mess.

Author — busy boy

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I don't know how they always vote Putin.

Author — Andrew Zhang

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Seems that Shalomov is going down, together with his khazarian brothers.This is the beginning of the end for them and new start for free people in Russia....

Author — nikola zuzic

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Sounds like here. Hmmm I wonder if there's a correlation between Russians referred to as reds and our red party in the us? I don't see much difference.

Author — Karen Stevens

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Wait, does it mean that Putin and his party lost elections?

Author — Iam Gandone.

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This person Hijack people on camera Check

Author — Redback Shanto

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on the upside of russias farce of an election is at the end of the day the grim reaper always wins

Author — Laszlo Zoltan

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Putin hand you a few puppets and says here have democracy.lol its an autocracy no diffrent .
It dont matter if someone wins putin has already revolked power and retitled positins to fulfill what he wants. no matter the laws of election he has already changed them several times to benifit himself.he will do it again

Author — Dadson worldwide

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Hopefully, a time will come when Russia will be freed from Putin and all the vestiges of his era.

Author — Noblesse Oblige

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Russian elections are simple Putin wins opposing candidate die or in jail

Author — Syed Imadulhaq

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I'm a simple man, I see a hippy getting a wood shampoo I press like.

Author — DonkeyLips McGee

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Mr Putin sort out uk politics we need a strong leadership and you are the man respect sir to you and Russia

Author — O

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Why ask people to vote for someone who's only gonna do the country more arm than good

Author — Gaza kingpin

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Russian democraty be like vote for putin or die

Author — Chaos Pilot

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Go Russia. Especially Roman Abramovich and Alexander Abramov.

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I will never vote for communists even as a protest vote, this is outright insanity.

Author — John Smith

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team of Navalny is a way of argument in the debate as militant feminist) have to see their YouTube blogs

Author — Anton Zheleznikov