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Putin's Victory: The day after

Our journalist Tomasz Kułakowski provides New Eastern Europe with a photoreport from the protests taking place on Pushkinskaya Square in Moscow.

 

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Stumbling Over the Finish Line

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NEW EASTERN EUROPE: As expected, Vladimir Putin has now declared a first round victory (based on exit polling) in the Russian presidential election.  What is your immediate reaction?

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2012 Russian Elections: Results

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Official Results of the 2012 Russian Presidential Election (99.5% of all districts reporting) - updated 5 March 2012 14:00 CET; Source Russian Central Election Commission

RESULTS OF THE 2012 RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

 

Candidate

Political Party

Projected %

Vladimir Putin

United Russia

63.71%

Gennady Zyuganov

Communist Party

17.19%

Sergey Mironov

A Just Russia

3.85%

Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Liberal Democratic Party

6.23%

Mikhail Prokhorov

Independent

7.86%

Official turnout is recorded as 65.3%.

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Gazprom: Selective reliability as a power instrument

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Gazprom’s failure to meet the European Union’s gas demand during the February cold snap confirms yet again that state and business are so closely intertwined that the gas giant’s reliability is seriously hampered.

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The Opposition Is Not Idle

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The “Big White Circle” protest, which took place February 26th in Moscow, showed that the mood of the opposition in Russia is much stronger than the government may wish to admit. It was evident that the protesters were able to quickly and efficiently organise themselves, and it was enough for someone to simply shout loud enough to be heard for the crowds to take to the streets.

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