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  Ukrainian presidential election, 2004 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The presidential election held in November 2004 in Ukraine was mostly a political battle between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and former Prime Minister and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko.
The initial vote of the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election was held on October 31, 2004.
Russian Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, for example, blames the West for interfering in the situation in Ukraine in the run-up to the October 31 presidential election:
open-encyclopedia.com /Ukrainian_presidential_election,_2004   (1796 words)

 Ukraine 2004 Presidential Election
The campaign leading to the 31 October 2004 presidential election was characterized by widespread violations of democratic norms, including government intimidation of the opposition and of independent media, misuse of administrative resources, and numerous provocations.
The repeat second round of the presidential election in Ukraine on December 26 brought Ukraine substantially closer to meeting international standards, according to the International Election Observation Mission that deployed 1,370 observers from 44 countries for the election.
On 28 December 2004 the Central Election Commission announced that opposition candidate Viktor Yuschenko was the official winner in Ukraine's repeat presidential vote on 26 December.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/ukraine/election-2004.htm   (1026 words)

 Encyclopedia: Russian presidential election, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Presidential elections were held in the The Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches...
Russian Federation on March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year.
Mironov is Speaker of the Federal Council of Russia is the upper house of the Federal Assembly of Russia (parliament of the Russian Federation), according to the Constitution of Russian Federation, 1993.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Russian-presidential-election,-2004   (2284 words)

 Russia & Ukraine's 2004 Presidential Election
Russians have watched with dismay as events have unfolded in a country that was ruled by Moscow for over three centuries and which the Kremlin views as lying entirely within its sphere of influence.
The German chancellor and the Russian president both agreed that the result of a new election that is conducted on the basis of the Ukrainian constitution and reflects the political will of the Ukrainian people should be strictly respected.
On 02 December 2004 the Russian parliament passed a resolution accusing the West of taking "destructive actions" in Ukraine by "pushing a radicalized portion of Ukraine's population towards dangerous actions".
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/ukraine/election-2004-r.htm   (2200 words)

 Afghanistan Presidential Election 2004
With regard to the outcome of the election, at this point President Karzai is expecting and hoping that he will win in the first round and the opposition candidates are seeking to push this to a second round, and that's the strategies of the two sides and we will have to see.
The time-line for the election was selected in Bonn, when the Afghan interim authority, in the aftermath of the fall of the Taliban, was being put together, and this election is behind schedule a little bit in terms of the timelines envisaged by Bonn.
We've had these discussions before historically when we have said some people are not ready for elections, and they have turned out that when people had the opportunity to choose their leaders, it's human nature that you want to have a voice in that selection process.
fpc.state.gov /fpc/36876.htm   (4546 words)

 Allegations of vote fraud in Ohio, Florida: Was the 2004 presidential election stolen?
In our view, those who seek to center their political assessment of the 2004 elections on charges of fraud are clutching at straws.
In the course of December 2003 and January 2004, the Democratic Party establishment, backed by the media, moved swiftly to derail the Dean campaign and shift the nomination to Kerry, viewed as the safest alternative among the candidates then trailing Dean in the polls.
Those who focus exclusively on the events of November 2 lose sight of the far more important political fact: the presidential election was manipulated by the US ruling elite, not merely on Election Day, but throughout the whole period leading up to it.
www.wsws.org /articles/2004/nov2004/vote-n24.shtml   (2177 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Powell expresses concern about conduct of Russian presidential election
But, the secretary said, "Russians have to understand that to have full democracy of the kind that the international community will recognize, you've got to let candidates have all access to the media that the president has.
Foreign observers said those elections were unfair and a setback for democracy because of the authorities' use of the state-run media and other means of influence.
Powell noted that OSCE representatives and other foreign monitors were observing the presidential voting and that an independent assessment would come after the election.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040314-0731-us-russia.html   (410 words)

 Putin set to win Russian presidential election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Election Commission said with 62.8 percent of precincts accounted as of 1:00 Moscow time Monday (2200 GMT Sunday), Putin had won 69.57 percent of the votes.
The presidential poll, the fourth in Russia's history and the third in the post-Soviet era, was officially launched Saturday in the country's Far East at 11:00 p.m.
Kharitonov admitted his defeat in the election after the first preliminary results unveiled while Sergei Glazyev, a nationalist candidate, who ranked in the third place, said that he would be satisfied with any outcome of the poll as long as it is authentic.
www.benadorassociates.com /pf.php?id=2671   (407 words)

 Articles - Ukrainian presidential election, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CIS election observers praised the second round of the elections as "legitimate and of a nature that reflected democratic standards", a view in direct contradiction to other monitoring organizations such as the ENEMO, the Civic Voters Committee in Ukraine and the IEOM.
Russian newspapers have printed increasingly shrill warnings, with the Communist party paper Pravda claiming: "Nato troops in Hungary and Poland are preparing to move, and Romanian and Slovakian military units have been put on alert.
The European Union has disputed the election process in Ukraine, with European Commission President José Manuel Durão Barroso warning of consequences if there is no review of the election.
www.gaple.com /articles/2004_Ukrainian_presidential_election   (1946 words)

 Pravda.RU:Election forecasts and campaigning banned
Beginning today, a ban on posting forecasts of results of the Russian presidential elections comes into force.
According to Russian election legislation, on March 9 to 14, 2004, a ban on publication of opinion polls, forecasts of the election results and other research connected with elections, including their placing in public information and telecommunications networks, the Internet among them, is in force.
In addition, beginning 00:00 local time on March 13, 2004, election campaigning on television and radio and in printed mass media sources is forbidden.
english.pravda.ru /main/2004/03/09/52681_.html   (101 words)

 USATODAY.com - Crowds rally in Ukraine ahead of vote   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The presidential election here has become one of the most important political dramas in Europe in 2004.
The country, the second largest in area in Europe, is a potential member of NATO and the European Union — two groups that have riled Russia by expanding their reach into former Russian satellites such as Hungary and Poland.
The election could be the most significant event in Ukraine's history since 1991, when it gained its independence from the Soviet Union.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-12-22-ukraine_x.htm   (813 words)

 Vladimir Putin - Russian Presidential Elections 2004
In 1996-1997, he was first deputy presidential business manager.
On March 26, 2000, he was elected the President of the Russian Federation.
This web site is not an official web site for President Putin’s election, but is sponsored by an independent group of people who supports President Putin and his policies that are being implemented in Russia.
www.putin2004.com   (242 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | US election at-a-glance
The election remains in the balance, according to state polls tracked by Electoral-Vote.com.
Latest surveys used by the site, which aims to be non-partisan, showed neither candidate sure of the 270 electoral college votes needed to win the presidency.
After the debates, it was back to the campaign trails for the presidential candidates and their campaigns.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/3753666.stm   (466 words)

 CBC News:Putin wins Russian presidential election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MOSCOW - Vladimir Putin claimed victory in the Russian presidential election early Monday, garnering 71.2 per cent of the vote to clinch his second four-year term.
Heading into the election, the result was seen as a foregone conclusion.
But voter turnout exceeded the 50 per cent needed to make the election valid, with 64.3 per cent of Russia's 109 million voters casting a ballot.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2004/03/14/russia_elxn040314   (259 words)

 Russian Presidential Election, Media - JRL 3-11-04
MOSCOW, March 10, 2004 (RIA Novosti correspondent) - The media is highlighting the presidential election campaign in Russia in a more tactful and civilized way than before, Chairman of the Central Election Commission Alexander Veshnyakov said at a press conference in Moscow on Wednesday.
Veshnyakov, he does not understand those who deem it unimportant to come to polling stations because they think the outcome of the elections is obvious.
Veshnyakov advised voters "not to be indifferent and to remember that the presidential elections are of great importance." The head of the Central Election Commission expressed confidence that the majority of voters would come to polling stations on March 14.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/8110-6.cfm   (199 words)

 2004 presidential election
If we are lucky, the election will not be close and we all be spared the plague of lawyers descending upon Florida and Ohio and Pennsylvania and anywhere else the Democrats believe they might recount the votes until it comes out in their favor.
The actual crime was minor, but it was the larger context of the crime (the corruption of a presidential election) and the later obstruction of justice charges which allowed this petty crime to bring down a President.
Once the 2004 election was on the horizon, however, the left began to reveal its true colors once again.
www.my-orbit.com /blog.html   (18483 words)

 Blogcritics.org: Presidential Election 2004
Posted in Blogcritics on November 9, 2004 09:52 AM quotes T.J. The Thomas Jefferson quote Barbra Streisand used for her November 8 statement regarding Bush's re-election first appeared on Democratic Underground by a poster claiming to be Elizabeth Edwards: "A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches...
Posted in Blogcritics on November 9, 2004 05:37 AM The big news at Guantanamo Bay is that a federal judge in Washington shut down the "military commissions," otherwise known as tribunals, being held on the U.S. base in Cuba.
Posted in Blogcritics on November 6, 2004 03:44 PM Few political analysts were more blistering about the Boy King before and during the 2004 election campaign than Kevin Phillips, the former Republican who identified and crafted the "Southern strategy" back in the late-'60s, which was exploited by Nixon and...
blogcritics.org /archives/2004/07/29/091629.php   (9528 words)

For example, in the 2004 Russian presidential election, Vladimir Putin as the current president is the incumbent.
In many jurisdictions and situations, incumbents have structural advantages over challengers during elections.
The timing of elections may be determined by the incumbent instead of on a set schedule.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/i/in/incumbent.html   (273 words)

 The Moscow Times - Latest Wires
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after the meeting with Mottaki that concerns over Iran's nuclear program needed to be addressed within the limits of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
In July 2005, the Russian tax authorities ordered Kommersant to pay the additional sum for 2004, saying that the paper had understated its 2004 profit by excluding payments made to Alfa Bank in a libel suit.
In October 2004, a Russian court satisfied a claim against the leading business newspaper for defaming Alfa Bank, the country's biggest private bank.
www.themoscowtimes.com /doc/HotNews.html   (3342 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Powell expresses concern about conduct of Russian presidential election
He noted that because Putin had an "an overwhelming edge" in the election, it was not clear why opposition candidates were kept "from fully participating in the electoral process."
Powell had said earlier that Russians must "understand that to have full democracy of the kind that the international community will recognize, you've got to let candidates have all access to the media that the president has."
Russia's presidential vote was held a few months after the main pro-Putin party won a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040314-1300-powell.html   (765 words)

 OSCE Deploys Observers for Russian Presidential Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The OSCE has deployed experts to observe the March 14 presidential election in the Russian Federation.
WARSAW/MOSCOW, 12 February 2004 - An Election Observation Mission to monitor the presidential election in the Russian Federation on 14 March has been deployed by the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).
A core team of 16 international election experts will be based at the head office in Moscow, with an additional 34 long-term observers at regional centres throughout the country.
japan.usembassy.gov /e/p/tp-20040213-03.html   (329 words)

 Awesome Library - Social_Studies
Its primary purpose is to sponsor and produce debates for the United States presidential and vice presidential candidates and to undertake research and educational activities relating to the debates.
Their developing philosophy was cemented after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and is best reflected in the decision to invade Iraq.
Provides "The 2000 election results famously illustrated by the red and blue divisions on the election night map - delineated two very different Americas: one comprised of mainly coastal states that voted Democratic, and another, mostly in the South and Midwest, which voted Republican.
www.awesomelibrary.org /Classroom/Social_Studies/Government/Presidential_Election_2004.html   (5009 words)

 FRONTLINE/WORLD . Election 2004 - Index Page | PBS
In this final report, Talbot concludes the series with a sampling of the world's response to the U.S. presidential election, comments from our audience, and his own analysis.
Correspondent Krista Mahr reports on local views in Greenland, where the Bush administration is quietly moving ahead with proposed plans on the controversial "Star Wars" anti-missile defense system with a $200 million upgrade of the early warning radar at a U.S. air force base.
Correspondent Joan Bieder ventures inside Burma, a country which appears to be "moving backward," and reports on the impact of U.S. economic sanctions against a military regime which stills holds Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest.
www.pbs.org /frontlineworld/elections/indexa.html   (1313 words)

 IngentaConnect The Political Geography of Russias 2004 Presidential Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Three political scientists analyze the electoral geography of the 2004 Russian presidential election with a focus on the ethnic and regional dimensions of support for Vladimir Putin.
In an effort to determine the extent to which patterns from previous elections persisted into the 2004 election, the authors examine a range of possible correlates, including support for Putin in 2000, a series of economic performance and civil society indicators, and the results of recent regional executive elections.
The authors also discuss the tendency of the ethnic regions to give higher-than-average levels of electoral support to the regime's leader and what this may imply about the possibility of vote fraud before finally considering the implications of the electoral results for the future of democracy in Russia.
ingentaconnect.com /content/bell/psg/2004/00000045/00000004/art00002   (215 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Europe / Russian presidential election at a glance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A glance at Sunday's presidential election in Russia: ------
A glance at Sunday's presidential election in Russia:
ISSUES: With no significant opposition to Putin, campaign activity was minimal, with much of opposition focus on complaints of television coverage biased toward Putin.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2004/03/13/russian_presidential_election_at_a_glance   (164 words)

 russian election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Electoral Commission announced the final results of the presidential election on 25 March:
64,39 percent of all registered voters took part in the election.
To view the official results of the 14 March presidential election broken down by region, click here.
www.rferl.org /specials/russianelection/archives/14032004.asp   (43 words)

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