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Boring [Final] Duma Results and Amateur Putinology

With all of the votes counted, four parties will make it into the Duma. Here’s the breakdown with the seat distribution (the seats of parties not reaching the 7% threshold are distributed proportionally to the parties that made it in): … Continue reading

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Boring [Final] Duma Results and Amateur Putinology

With all of the votes counted, four parties will make it into the Duma. Here’s the breakdown with the seat distribution (the seats of parties not reaching the 7% threshold are distributed proportionally to the parties that made it in): … Continue reading

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Last Post Before Election Day

Unfortunately, the Duma elections coincide with finals week here in planet law school. Thus, a full pre-election post is impossible. I will, however, contribute these few thoughts on the major possible outcomes of the election –1. Constitutional Majority for United … Continue reading

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Last Post Before Election Day

Unfortunately, the Duma elections coincide with finals week here in planet law school. Thus, a full pre-election post is impossible. I will, however, contribute these few thoughts on the major possible outcomes of the election –1. Constitutional Majority for United … Continue reading

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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

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