An activist runs a campaign event for a Russian Communist Party candidate in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP An activist runs a campaign event for a Russian Communist Party candidate in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
An activist runs a campaign event for a Russian Communist Party candidate in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Russia

Russians vote in parliamentary polls after historic crackdown

  • Putin’s top foe Alexei Navalny was jailed in January, while other vocal Kremlin critics have been barred from running in the elections
  • Navalny’s team is pushing his tactical voting project, urging supporters to back candidates best positioned to beat the president’s candidates

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An activist runs a campaign event for a Russian Communist Party candidate in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP An activist runs a campaign event for a Russian Communist Party candidate in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
An activist runs a campaign event for a Russian Communist Party candidate in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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