Tag: Mikhail Degtyarev

Pollsters Rule Out Second Round in Moscow Election

September 3, 2013

Three leading polling agencies – the All Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM), the Public Opinion Foundation (FOM), and the Levada Center — agree that the elections in Moscow will take place in one round and that Sergei Sobyanin will win them. Furthermore, Sobyanin will win by a significant margin over the number two candidate, […]

How the Moscow Mayoral Candidates are Winning the Internet

August 30, 2013

Elections for mayor of Moscow will take place on 8 September. The current campaign is the first one where in the struggle for votes, the candidates have turned to promoting their personas on the Internet along with the traditional methods (advertising in the media and offline campaigning). Lenta.ru has studied the official and unofficial sites […]

“Thank God, Nikolai Vladimirovich Hasn’t Brought his Angle Grinder”

August 15, 2013

The debate on channel “Moscow 24” was interrupted from the outset by Alexei Navalny (RPR-PARNAS), who, when asked about the paid parking issue told the audience about searches at his supporters’ apartment that was stormed yesterday by the law enforcement officials in the presence of Nikolai Levichev, a leader of Just Russia and one of […]

Five Moscow Mayoral Candidates and Their Money

July 12, 2013

Along with the signatures and documents needed for registration in the elections for mayor of Moscow, the candidates provided their first financial reports on the contributions and expenditures of their campaign funds. Thus, acting mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin has received almost 36 million rubles in his campaign fund, but the communist Ivan Melnikov isn’t […]