Russia elections: Putin’s party wins majority

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Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Russia elections: Putin’s party wins majority” – below is their description.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Russia’s ruling pro-Kremlin party looks poised to keep its supermajority in parliament, after elections marred by allegations of vote rigging and fraud.

The Communist Party finished a relatively strong second, boosted by widespread discontent over rising prices and the government’s handling of the pandemic.

But many opposition candidates had been barred from running for office at all and European election observers weren’t allowed to monitor the ballot.

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