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outcome of Russia’s parliamentary elections this September is predictable. In the near future, however, their results may have serious
implications for how Russia's political regime functions under President
Vladimir Putin. It's not what happens on election day that is important – it's what happens afterward.
Dr. Svyatoslav Kaspe
Disaffected voters are the target of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s new political movement – the Popular Front. As leader of the organisation, he is distancing himself from the tarnished reputation of the pro-Kremlin United Russia party and will try to sweeten the mood of the angry, vocal new middle class – critically those in Moscow. Popular Front will create...
Professor Stefan Hedlund