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11. Moscow Spring?

Quite often, Russian reality is best illuminated with a joke. 

A couple of journalists are quizzing a candidate: “Why do you want to get elected?”

“Just look what is going on in the corridors of power: officials are awash in debauchery, theft, corruption!”

Tags: Putin, elections, Moscow, Russia, democracy
By Paul E. Richardson
12. Statistics and Damn Lies

Robert Coalson (RFE/RL) has just published a superb summary of some of the brazen election abuses during last December's Duma elections in Russia. It would be funny if it were not so sad. 

Tags: statistics, elections
By Paul E. Richardson
13. The Yeltsin Legacy

As Russia readies for its first, post-Yeltsin presidential election, Yeltsin biographer Leon Aron offers thoughts on the Russian leader's legacy.

Tags: yeltsin, president, politics, elections
By Leon Aron

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