Navalny presidential bid rejected by Russian Elections Commission

Navalny presidential bid rejected by Russian Elections Commission

25 Дек, 2017 в 14:48
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Opposition activist Aleksey Navalny cannot take part in the 2018 presidential race because of his unserved conviction, the Central Elections Commission announced on Monday. Navalny replied with a call to boycott the polls.

Socialite Ksenia Sobchak submits bid for Russian presidential race

Socialite Ksenia Sobchak submits bid for Russian presidential race

25 Дек, 2017 в 14:09
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Glossy magazine editor and former ‘It-girl’ Ksenia Sobchak has submitted papers to the Central Elections Committee, in what she describes as a bid to trick the system into restoring the “none of the above” option in the ballots.

Nationalists want Russian public holiday to mark victory over terrorism in Syria

Nationalists want Russian public holiday to mark victory over terrorism in Syria

25 Дек, 2017 в 10:24
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Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers have drafted a proposal to celebrate December 11 as a national holiday marking the victory of the Russian armed forces over international terrorism in the Middle East.

Pro-Putin MP prepares bill decriminalizing household use of spy equipment

Pro-Putin MP prepares bill decriminalizing household use of spy equipment

25 Дек, 2017 в 09:43
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Majority party lawmaker Natalya Poklonskaya has told reporters she has prepared a bill that decriminalizes the everyday use of special surveillance equipment. Cattle tracking is a use for the technology covered by the proposal.

Supporters of Russian opposition activist Navalny endorse him for presidency

Supporters of Russian opposition activist Navalny endorse him for presidency

24 Дек, 2017 в 13:55
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Supporters of opposition figure Aleksey Navalny have endorsed him for president in the election scheduled for March 2018, and prepare to send his nomination to the election commission.

End of an era: Russian Communists trade veteran leader for farm mogul as 2018 presidential pick

End of an era: Russian Communists trade veteran leader for farm mogul as 2018 presidential pick

23 Дек, 2017 в 19:39
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Russian communists have settled on a surprise pick for its 2018 presidential candidate. Pavel Grudinin, 57, a farm mogul running a so-called “island of socialism,” will replace the party’s evergreen leader, Gennady Zyuganov.

United Russia party endorses Putin for president in upcoming election

United Russia party endorses Putin for president in upcoming election

23 Дек, 2017 в 10:59
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Major Russian party United Russia has backed Vladimir Putin’s candidacy in the upcoming presidential election.

Nationalist party leader Zhirinovsky becomes 1st candidate in 2018 presidential race

Nationalist party leader Zhirinovsky becomes 1st candidate in 2018 presidential race

22 Дек, 2017 в 14:30
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Russia’s Central Elections Committee has issued the first registration certificate for the 2018 presidential election to the head of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky.

‘Major blow to EU’: Senior Russian senator compares Catalonia election results to Brexit

‘Major blow to EU’: Senior Russian senator compares Catalonia election results to Brexit

22 Дек, 2017 в 12:59
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The chairman of the Russian upper house committee for foreign relations says the victory of pro-independence parties in the Catalan parliamentary election is a blow to the EU, comparable to Britain’s exit from the bloc.

Changing of Communist guard? ‘Lenin’ farm director proposed as 2018 presidential candidate

Changing of Communist guard? ‘Lenin’ farm director proposed as 2018 presidential candidate

22 Дек, 2017 в 10:33
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The leader of the Russian Communists has proposed the head of a major agricultural enterprise, Pavel Grudinin, as the party’s candidate for the 2018 presidential poll, a senior party member has told reporters.