Russians head to the polls on March 18 to elect their next president. Vladimir Putin is certain to win a fourth term in office; the only thing to left to be decided is the margin of his victory. The incumbent president has already spent nearly two decades in power—longer than Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. Leading up to the election, here are four things to know about the candidates, the issues, and the implications for Russia and the rest of the world.
The Ushankas in the Ring
Eight candidates are officially running for Russia’s top political position. Seven are unlikely to garner significant …read more
Source: Victims of Communism