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Russia: Runoffs in Four Regional Races Reveal the Kremlin's Vulnerability

MIN READSep 10, 2018 | 20:50 GMT

(Stratfor)

Russian President Vladimir Putin, now in his fourth and perhaps final term, faced a key political test in regional elections Sept. 9. And though the ruling party, United Russia, won most of the races -- which included gubernatorial elections in 22 regions, legislative elections in 16 regions and a mayoral election in Moscow -- it faced stiffer competition and more unrest than usual....

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