Moscow. Three-day voting began on Friday for the parliamentary elections in Russia. Experts say that this time also the results will not be surprising, only the United Russia Party of President Vladimir Putin will win. Despite this, his party is not behind in all kinds of rigging in the elections.
single name candidate
Here’s a hallmark of rigging. In Saint Petersburg, three people named Boris Vishnevsky are contesting elections, while one of them, Boris Vishnevsky, is the leader of the real opposition party (Yabloko). In order to defeat the opposition leader, it has been deliberately fielded by the ruling party with three identical candidates.
According to local media, out of 225 candidates in the election, 24 names are the same. Launched under the name of Boris Vishnevsky to trick voters, three others have taken on a similar look with beards exactly like him. So that in the poster he looks like the opposition leader.
Apple-Google removed Navalny’s app from Play Stores
An app disappeared from the Apple and Google Play stores just before the voting in Russia. It was built by the imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Those candidates who are against the ruling party were being campaigned through the ‘Smart Voting’ app.
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