Russia's Yabloko claims huge gains in Moscow local council elections

2017/9/11 23:38:40

LibDemInternational claims in a Tweet: “#YABLOKO will now have over 200 deputies all over Russia, about 190 in the Moscow municipalities only!


By Euronews, last updated: 11/09/2017


One of Russia’s main opposition parties says it has made significant gains in Moscow in Sunday’s (September 10) local council elections.


According to its own count, Yabloko said it has won 180 seats.


Russia’s prime minister said he is satisfied with the organisation of local and regional elections held throughout the country.


Dmitry Medvedev, who is also chairman of the ruling United Russia party, said they were held at a high level everywhere.


Voting was held in 82 out of Russia’s 85 constituent regions in the last major trip to the polls before next year’s presidential election.


[…] ... w-local-council-elections



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