Managing To Win: Sagging Popularity Forces Russia’s Ruling Party To Dig Into Its Box Of Election Tricks

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(Article text ©2019 RFE/RL, Inc., Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty – – Robert Coalson – July 4, 2019 – article text also appeared at Oleg Shein might seem like a perfect choice of a candidate to challenge the ruling-party incumbent in the race for governor in Russia’s Astrakhan Oblast. A State Duma deputy who endured a 40-day hunger strike […]

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