Tag: Moscow Mayor Election

Alexei Navalny’s Support Challenged

August 15, 2013

This is a translation of an article describing the allegations levied against the opposition candidate for Moscow Mayor, Alexei Navalny, that his campaign is foreign-funded. Navalny has responded to these allegations in English (here) and in Russian (the link is in the article below). – Ed. Alexei Navalny, candidate for mayor of Moscow from RPR […]

Why Does Putin Personally Promote Sobyanin?

August 14, 2013

Yesterday, the evening news on all the federal TV channels came out with a message about the development of the transport infrastructure of Moscow and the Moscow region. President Vladimir Putin visited the construction site of the Northern Bypass road in Odintsovo, linking Moscow Beltway and Minsk highway. The head of state was accompanied by […]

Golos Equates Mayoral and Presidential Elections

July 17, 2013

The Golos movement has proposed to acting Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin that video surveillance be provided for the mayoral elections on 8 September. Kommersant learned at the Moscow City Electoral Commission that the Moscow mayor’s office will have to allocate funds. Sobyanin’s campaign headquarters called Golos’ idea “not bad.” – Ed. Golos, the movement in […]