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    Ukrainian Nationalists Protest Outside Russia’s Embassy, Consulate
    Mar18

    Ukrainian Nationalists Protest Outside Russia’s Embassy, Consulate

    Members of Ukrainian nationalist groups gathered near Russia’s embassy and consulate in Kyiv on March 18, having previously pledged to prevent Russians from voting in the presidential election on Ukrainian territory. Ukrainian authorities, meanwhile, announced that only Russian diplomats in Ukraine would be allowed to cast ballots at...

    Vote in Crimea, Tatars largely ignore Russian election
    Mar18

    Vote in Crimea, Tatars largely ignore Russian election

    Vote in Crimea, Tatars largely ignore Russian election Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Preliminary Results Project Putin’s Re-election, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud
    Mar18

    Preliminary Results Project Putin’s Re-election, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud

    Russians turned up at polling stations Sunday in an election few voters had any doubts about who would emerge the winner. Soon after the polls closed in the enclave of Kaliningrad, preliminary results indicated incumbent President Vladimir Putin had secured victory in an election critics say was stage-managed. According to Russia’s election...

    Vladimir Putin Wins 4th Term Amid Reports of Rampant Voter Fraud
    Mar18

    Vladimir Putin Wins 4th Term Amid Reports of Rampant Voter Fraud

    (MOSCOW) — Early results and an exit poll showed that Vladimir Putin handily won a fourth term as Russia’s president Sunday, adding six years in the Kremlin for the man who has led the world’s largest country for all of the 21st century. The vote was tainted by widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but the...

    Putin wins easily in fraud-tainted Russian vote
    Mar18

    Putin wins easily in fraud-tainted Russian vote

    By Vladimir Isachenkov and Jim Heintz | Associated Press MOSCOW — Early results and an exit poll showed that Vladimir Putin handily won a fourth term as Russia’s president Sunday, adding six years in the Kremlin for the man who has led the world’s largest country for all of the 21st century. The vote was tainted by widespread reports...

    Vladimir Putin wins Russia’s presidential election
    Mar18

    Vladimir Putin wins Russia’s presidential election

    It wasn’t exactly contested. According to state-run exit polls and early returns, Vladimir Putin has won another term as Russia’s president. He faced no genuine opposition during his presidential campaign, and used all of the tools of his government’s well-oiled propaganda machine to ensure he received a huge percentage of the...

    Russia Votes as Putin Win Is Expected
    Mar18

    Russia Votes as Putin Win Is Expected

    (MOSCOW) — Russia’s presidential election was tainted Sunday by unprecedented pressure on voters to turn out and incidents of suspected ballot box stuffing — a barely democratic exercise that will grant Vladimir Putin another six years of power. His critics have called the election a farce and urged voters to boycott, but millions of...

    From Paris with Love: Depardieu votes in Russian Election
    Mar18

    From Paris with Love: Depardieu votes in Russian Election

    One of Russia’s most famous citizens, French film star Gerard Depardieu, joined the millions who cast ballots in Sunday’s presidential election. Depardieu, a friend of President Vladimir Putin who presented him with a Russian passport in 2013 during a tax row between the actor and French authorities, voted at the Russian Embassy in...

    All the theories Russia is pushing to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack on a former spy in the UK
    Mar18

    All the theories Russia is pushing to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack on a former spy in the UK

    Ukraine, the UK, the US, Uzbekistan, and various unspecified criminal groups have all been suggested by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Business...

    Putin Expected to Easily Win Russian Presidential Vote
    Mar18

    Putin Expected to Easily Win Russian Presidential Vote

    Russians are going to the polls Sunday for a presidential election that is certain to allow incumbent Vladimir Putin to retain his grip on power and the presidency. Putin has been in a position of leadership in Russia for 18 years. He faces seven challengers but no real threats from any of the contenders. Each of the other candidates — a reality...