Category Archives: elections

The Candidates On Russia

Update: not really an update, but over at The National Interest, William Hill makes the argument that the U.S. response to Russia’s conflict with Georgia has been counterproductive, and makes some recommendations on how we should structure relations with Russia. … Continue reading

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Kremlin Stole Presidency from Chuck Norris

English Russia has a great post with many unconventional ways that Russians voted during the presidential elections. Apparently, Chuck Norris was a popular write-in candidate, even though his total votes were not reported in the news. This has the features … Continue reading

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Kremlin Stole Presidency from Chuck Norris

English Russia has a great post with many unconventional ways that Russians voted during the presidential elections. Apparently, Chuck Norris was a popular write-in candidate, even though his total votes were not reported in the news. This has the features … 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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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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