Category Archives: United Russia

Kudymkar Deputies Challenge United Russia in Court

Though everyone is focused on the protests at Pushkin Square, there has been an even more interesting development out of Kudymkar, Perm (pop. 30,000).  The United Russia majority bloc of deputies had planned electoral reforms, which would have ended the … Continue reading

Posted in democracy, parties, political parties, politicians, power vertical, regions, Right Cause, United Russia

Photoshop Nation: Only One Strong Face for a Strong Russia

(translation from Kommersant h/t Kompromat.ru) On the eve of Pres. Dmitri Medvedev‘s visit to Omsk, planned for the 12th of February, local authorities took down an ad billboard for United Russia picturing Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.  Now the ad features … Continue reading

Posted in Dmitry Medvedev, russia, United Russia, Vladimir Putin

United Russia Stumbles on Inflation

Again, I apologize for the less frequent posts – as the semester winds down, most of my time and energy is spent on school. Some interesting news on the election front – United Russia has actually fallen in the polls … Continue reading

Posted in elections, just russia, United Russia | 1 Comment

United Russia Stumbles on Inflation

Again, I apologize for the less frequent posts – as the semester winds down, most of my time and energy is spent on school. Some interesting news on the election front – United Russia has actually fallen in the polls … Continue reading

Posted in elections, just russia, United Russia

United Russia Über Alles – the Putin Bump Appears

The most recent polls for the Duma campaign released by VTSIOM reveal the effect of Putin’s decision to head United Russia’s electoral list. Specifically, United Russia is now polling at 54% – a 6% increase over its rating before Putin’s … Continue reading

Posted in duma, elections, just russia, political parties, Putin, United Russia

United Russia Über Alles – the Putin Bump Appears

The most recent polls for the Duma campaign released by VTSIOM reveal the effect of Putin’s decision to head United Russia’s electoral list. Specifically, United Russia is now polling at 54% – a 6% increase over its rating before Putin’s … Continue reading

Posted in duma, elections, just russia, political parties, Putin, United Russia

Putin to Head United Russia’s Party List

Today, in a speech at the meeting of United Russia party members, President Putin agreed to head that party’s list in the upcoming Duma elections. Furthermore, Putin did not rule out the possibility that he could become Prime Minister in … Continue reading

Posted in elections, Putin, United Russia