Russia

Putin emerges victorious

Prime Minister and United Russia presidential candidate Vladimir Putin has won the 2012 Russian presidential election with 64% of the vote. Communist candidate Gennady Zyuganov trailed behind with 17%, while the other three candidates remained in the single digits. Putin’s victory has guaranteed him a hold on power until the year 2018. Should he win… Continue reading Putin emerges victorious

Russia

Russian Presidential Election Coming

On Sunday, March 4th, voters in Russia will head to the polls and elect their 4th President. The next president will have the new, extended term of 6 years — so they will be president until the year 2018. A president is allowed to serve two back-to-back terms, so actually the next president could serve… Continue reading Russian Presidential Election Coming