Russia votes in parliament election without main opposition - VIDEO - ednews.net

27 October, Wednesday

Russia votes in parliament election without main opposition - VIDEO

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President Vladimir Putin on Thursday urged Russians to vote in parliamentary polls this week in which most vocal Kremlin critics have been barred from running in an unprecedented crackdown. The run-up to the State Duma ballot has been marred by a sweep of dissenting voices and pressure on independent media, beginning in January with the arrest of Putin's most prominent critic Alexei Navalny.

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