Russia: Municipal Election Results Indicate Growing Opposition

Sep 11, 2017 | 23:39 GMT

Russia held its regional elections on Sept. 10 for 17 governor positions and a string of municipal legislative seats. The elections were an important indicator of support for the Kremlin, after mass protests against the Kremlin broke out in June. With a stagnant economy, atrophying political apparatus and generational changes, the Kremlin has been losing grip of its political hold....

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