Monday, December 5, 2022
President Vladimir Putin encouraged Russians on Thursday to vote in parliamentary elections later this week, in which the most outspoken Kremlin opponents are banned from participating, Moscow Times writes. "I rely on your responsible, balanced, patriotic civic stance," Putin said in a video message posted on the Kremlin website tonight. After...
According to the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin is going into self-isolation due to coronavirus fears among his closest circle. According to a statement on the Kremlin website, “Vladimir Putin stated that he must self-isolate for a specific length of time in connection with identified instances of coronavirus in his...
FORGO has produced a study on the 2021 gubernatorial elections, led by Konstantin Kostin, ex-head of the president's domestic policy department and main consultant to United Russia (ER) in the current elections. Experts do not anticipate or forecast that campaigns will be conducted in accordance with the referendum scenario...
A top Communist Party official has blasted the country's media watchdog Roskomnadzor's move to restrict the official website of opposition figure Alexey Navalny, accusing the authorities of misusing their power. Alexander Yushchenko, the spokesperson for Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, told radio station Ekho Moskvy that a politician's website should...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that the Russian Navy is capable of detecting any enemy and, if necessary, strike him with an inevitable blow. Speaking at the solemn parade dedicated to the Day of the Russian Navy in St. Petersburg, Putin noted that the naval sailors "have everything...
According to Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) Chairperson Ella Pamfilova, over 45,000 candidates have already been nominated for the forthcoming elections at all levels on the single voting day in September. "In 85 Russian regions, up to 4,407 election campaigns and referendums are planned. A total of 45,696 candidates, including...
All routes in Russia are open for university graduates, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The president stated that he believes in the success of young specialists in the future. On Saturday, when the All-Russian student graduation was held, Putin addressed the graduates of higher educational institutions, saying, "I would...
A school shooting in Kazan, Russia, has left 11 people dead, most of them students, as reported by The Moscow Times citing RIA Novosti. One of the victims in the shooting was a teacher and the other eight were students at Kazan's School No. 175, TASS reported. Telegram news channels posted...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent Victory Day greetings to the leaders of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as to the people of Georgia and Ukraine, the Kremlin press service said in a statement on Saturday, TASS reported. "Russian President Vladimir Putin has...
Speaker of Russia’s State Duma (lower house of parliament) Vyacheslav Volodin has warned political parties about the danger of radicalism and recruiting radicals into their ranks, even in exchange for an increase in the number of votes during elections, TASS reports. "Radicalism in politics is destructive. This is the path...