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  Encyclopedia: Politics of Russia
Because of the Russians' dominance in the affairs of the union, the RSFSR failed to develop some of the institutions of governance and administration that were typical of public life in the other republics: a republic-level communist party, a Russian academy of sciences, and Russian branches of trade unions, for example.
Russian is proclaimed the state language, although the republics of the federation are allowed to establish their own state languages for use alongside Russian.
The presidential election of 1996 was a major episode in the struggle between Yeltsin and the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (Kommunisticheskaya partiya Rossiyskoy Federatsii--KPRF), which sought to oust Yeltsin from office and return to power.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Politics-of-Russia   (13065 words)

 CNN.com - World - Putin casts his ballot in Russian presidential election - March 26, 2000
For the election to be declared valid without a runoff, the winner must get more than 50 percent of the total vote and more than half of Russia's nearly 108 million registered voters have to participate in the election.
He said, however, that the breakaway Russian republic of Chechnya would be difficult to monitor and that officials in Chechnya were inflating the number of registered voters.
Russians also may choose to vote against all the candidates - - an option that a recent poll indicated would be chosen by about 4 percent.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/europe/03/26/russia.elex.02   (1019 words)

 russian election
Article 81 of the electoral law states that election results may be overturned in light of proven violations in the conduct of voting or the counting of votes (such as attempts to block observers from monitoring the count).
The presidential election results were an unmitigated disaster for Yabloko leader Grigorii Yavlinskii, whose political future was riding on his ability to broaden his public support.
Russians normally refer to daylight-saving time as "summer time," not "new time." Putin evoked the same theme in his 24 March televised address, saying the resetting of the clocks was "symbolic" of an old era ending and a new one beginning.
www.rferl.org /specials/russianelection/archives/05-070400.asp   (6278 words)

 CNN.com - World - Voting begins in Russian presidential election - March 25, 2000
MOSCOW (CNN) -- Russian border guards on the Far Eastern peninsula of Chukotka, across the Bering Strait from Alaska, were among the first to vote when polls opened in a presidential election expected to give ex-KGB spy Vladimir Putin victory over his 10 rivals.
First results in the election, with acting president Putin far ahead of Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, his closest rival, are expected at 2300 GMT on Sunday, in a country that has 11 time zones.
Russians can vote against all the candidates -- an option that a recent poll indicated would be chosen by about 4 percent.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/europe/03/25/russia.elex.02   (1059 words)

 Political Science Sites of Working Papers - Election 2000 Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Asserts that the presidential election of 2000, with its victory of a candidate with fewer popular votes and its decisive intervention of the Supreme Court, is a paradox of democracy.
Investigates the chaotic 2000 presidential election and retraces the ballot-by-ballot Florida recount.
Elections at all levels during the 2000 race are explored.
workingpapers.org /bibliography/twothousbib.htm   (9082 words)

 Putin, Russian Presidential Election - CDI RW 20Feb04
The 2000 elections were much calmer; Putin won rather confidently in the first round, though his main rival, Zyuganov, confirmed his position as an experienced politician by getting about a third of the vote.
But today Putin's superiority is so obvious and the outcome of the elections is so predictable that his main opponents decided not to run the race, putting "extras" in their place.
To sum up: the country is steadily marching towards the elections and the majority of the voters have made up their minds as to who they will vote for.
www.cdi.org /russia/27feb04-3.cfm   (681 words)

 Presidential election - Russian style - The Orange Mane - a Denver Broncos Fan Community
On Saturday, however, the chairman of the election commission, Aleskandr A. Veshnyakov, said the commission had provided prosecutors with what he said was evidence that some of his qualifying petitions were fraudulent.
Two other presidential challengers — Sergei Y. Glazyev, a leader of the nationalist Motherland Party, and Irina M. Khakamada of the liberal party Union of Right Forces — were also cleared today to run.
Even though the "Soviet Union" is considered to be a thing of the past and Ukraine got it's independence in 1991 the Russian's are fighting a silent war to keep Ukraine away from America's hands and the western way of life.
www.orangemane.com /BB/showthread.php?t=9814   (972 words)

 Awesome Library - Social_Studies
Statistically, the election was a tie or inconclusive because of the small percent of difference in results.
Votes in the presidential election are counted by teams that are composed of a counter, a Republican observer, and a Democrat observer.
Provides an analysis of Buchanan's election results in Palm Beach County where the "butterfly" ballot is alleged to have confused voters into voting for Buchanan when they intended to vote for Gore.
www.awesomelibrary.org /Classroom/Social_Studies/Government/Presidential_Election_2000.html   (2857 words)

 ANALYSIS: Putin victory not a mandate (04/02/00)
Vladimir Putin narrowly gained a first-round victory in the March 26 Russian presidential election, but his initial comments suggest that he recognizes he did not get the kind of mandate that might have led him to act without taking into account other political forces in the country.
Many people both in Russia and the West had expected the Russian presidential vote in 2000 to complete not only the demise of communism but also the institutionalization of democracy.
Putin himself implicitly acknowledged late on election day, the government's ability to control the still largely state-owned electronic media, from which most Russians get their news and information, allowed him to define the terms on which the election would be contested.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2000/140006.shtml   (729 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)

This "uncommon strength" of the Russian peasant and workers and their role in history is seen as a fundamental thread in maintaining Russian culture and society.
Chronological lecture discussing the architecture of Russian churches from the eleventh to the eighteenth centuries, and its reflection of Russian history.
The great difficulties in transforming the Russian economy are illustrated well by the stories of a young sportsman-turned-entrepreneur, a factory worker who wants change, and a deputy police chief who considers entrepreneurs traitors at the beginning of the film.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~nrc/lendinglibrary/gradelevel.html   (15409 words)

 RTE News - Voting begins in Russian Presidential election
It is an election which the acting president Vladimir Putin is expected to win with ease - his popularity largely based on the war in Chechnya.
Four Russian soldiers were killed and another three wounded in an ambush by Chechen rebels near Argun, east of the province's capital, Grozny.
The Russian military has warned of attacks in Chechnya by guerrilla forces to disrupt Sunday's presidential election in Russia.
www.rte.ie /news/2000/0325/chechnya.html   (206 words)

 CNN Transcript - CNN Today: Russian Presidential Election to Turn on Political, Military Campaigns - January 5, 2000
LOU WATERS, CNN ANCHOR: A date of March 26th was set today for the presidential election in Russia, an election triggered by Boris Yeltsin's early resignation.
ALEXANDER VYSHNIAKOV, RUSSIAN ELECTORAL COMMISSION (through translator): I think there is plenty of time for any political party to express its position and to make that position clear to the Russian electorate, especially considering that this election comes right after parliamentary elections where all political parties participated.
Putin's popularity is also backed by most Russian media, who give the acting president favorable coverage of everything he does, including the Russian military campaign in Chechnya.
edition.cnn.com /TRANSCRIPTS/0001/05/tod.10.html   (517 words)

 Department of State, International Information Programs, U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda, September 2000 - "Foreign Policy ...
One such "hot-button" issue between Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election is a National Missile Defense program.
Governor Bush used his brief meeting [in April 2000] with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov to issue a warning that his intention would be to build and deploy a global Star Wars system that he believes could defend the U.S. and all our allies against any missile launch from any source.
It offers an historical perspective of the impact of foreign policy in earlier elections as well as assessments of the role it is playing in the current campaign.
usinfo.state.gov /journals/itps/0900/ijpe/ijpe0900.htm   (406 words)

 CNN--InDepth: Russia Election
Is Putin a threat to U.S. national security?
Putin inaugurated as Russian president; chooses a prime minister
Just hours after his inauguration Sunday as Russia's second democratically elected president, Vladimir Putin has named economic expert and First Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov as his choice for prime minister.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2000/russia   (68 words)

 ipedia.com: List of election results Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of election results from around the world.
There is also a list of political parties and a list of politics by country.
UK Regional and local elections (including Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales)
www.ipedia.com /list_of_election_results.html   (377 words)

 Political Resources on the Net - Russia 3:4 (Elections)
Russian Presidential Elections - 2000 The election of the President of Russian Federation (2000)
RussiaVotes.Org Russian public opinion on parliamentary (1999) and presidential (2000) elections
Russian presidential and parliamentary elections 1999-2000 Weekly Media Survey
www.politicalresources.net /russia4.htm   (90 words)

 Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election
What emerges is a disturbing picture of an election marred by suspicious irregularities, electoral injustices, and sinister voter purges in a state governed by the winning candidate's brother.
BBC Reporter, Greg Palast (r), asks the Director of the Florida Division of Elections, Clayton Roberts, why legitimate voters were purged from the rolls.
Thousands of African-American voters, like Johnny Jackson Jr., were falsely identified as felons and removed from the voter rolls in the months preceding the election.
www.unprecedented.org /votermarch.htm   (1072 words)

 Russia - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Event: "The Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan" with Alikbek Jekshenkulov, Deputy Chief of Presidential Administration of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Event: "Is "Tulip Revolution" Possible in Kyrgyzstan" Roza Otunbayeva, Co-Chair of the opposition socio-political movement Ata-Jurt, speaks at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
Established in 1993, the Carnegie Moscow Center is comprised of foreign and Russian researchers collaborating with Washington staff on a variety of policy-relevant projects.
www.carnegieendowment.org /programs/russia   (686 words)

 BBC NEWS | Russia's Vote for President
What the Russian press said about the poll - from BBC Monitoring
Russia's war in the Caucasus: Background and analysis
Will the elections mark a turning point for Russia?
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/in_depth/europe/2000/russian_elections/default.stm   (57 words)

 Russia's 2000 Presidential Elections -- Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Political Forces on the Eve of the Elections
Russia on the Duma and Presidential Elections / McFaul, Michael, Petrov, Nikolai, Ryabov, Andrey, Eds.
Please visit the CEIP-Washington web site for more news, views, and analysis of the Russian elections 1999-2000, including links to other election-related web sites and polling agencies:
pubs.carnegie.ru /english/elections/president2000/president_main.asp   (60 words)

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