Category Archives: parties

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

Russian Independence Day Party

Last Friday, I was able to go (thank you Vove!) to the Russian Embassy for the Independence Day celebration. They provided all the Russian food, vodka, and beer one could want. I didn’t meet the ambassador – the line was … Continue reading

Posted in embassy, independence day, parties