All articles tagged "elections"

Vladimir Putin’s party dominates Russian regional vote Vladimir Putin’s party dominates Russian regional vote

6 Mar, 02:41 PM

Russia’s regional parliamentary elections held on Sunday resulted in the clear victory of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s party, United Russia, news agencies report.

Tags: Putin, United Russia, elections

Azerbaijan votes to keep current president in power for life Azerbaijan votes to keep current president in power for life

19 Mar, 01:38 PM 10 comments

Azerbaijan has voted to abandon the two-term presidential limit, allowing current president Ilham Aliyev to indefinitely prolong his reign.

Tags: Azerbaijan, elections, Ilham Aliyev

Russia to introduce mobile phone voting in 2011 Russia to introduce mobile phone voting in 2011

9 Apr, 03:38 PM 3 comments

At the 2011 parliamentary elections, Russians will be able to cast their votes via their mobile phones, the Central Elections Commission has said.

Tags: technologies, elections

Billionaire Lebedev back in Olympic city mayoral race Billionaire Lebedev back in Olympic city mayoral race

17 Apr, 01:38 PM 7 comments

The Elections Committee of Sochi, the Russian resort that will host 2014 Olympics, has rejected the city court’s ruling to eliminate billionaire Alexander Lebedev from the list of mayoral candidates.

Tags: Alexander Lebedev, Sochi, Sochi mayor, elections

Ukrainian supreme court sets presidential elections date in January Ukrainian supreme court sets presidential elections date in January

14 May, 05:02 PM 4 comments

A top Ukrainian court has ruled that the date of presidential elections, where current President Viktor Yushchenko is to face a tough challenge, should be set back to January instead of October.

Tags: Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine, elections

No fair elections in Russia in 20 years – Gorbachev No fair elections in Russia in 20 years – Gorbachev

21 May, 04:55 PM 19 comments

Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has criticized elections in Russia, claiming that Russian leaders have steadily rolled back the democratic achievements of his rule.

Tags: Mikhail Gorbachev, elections, United Russia

Opposition party claims victory at presidential elections in Mongolia Opposition party claims victory at presidential elections in Mongolia

25 May, 10:56 PM 8 comments

Mongolia’s main opposition party echoed by the media reported its win in the presidential election on Monday, although no official confirmation has been received.

Tags: Mongolia, elections

EU slams South Ossetia elections EU slams South Ossetia elections

1 Jun, 01:17 PM 5 comments

The European Union presidency has said it does not accept the parliamentary elections that South Ossetia, a province seeking independence from Georgia with Russia’s support, held this Sunday.

Tags: South Ossetia, Georgia, elections

Two wannabe presidents fail to pass language test in Kyrgyzstan Two wannabe presidents fail to pass language test in Kyrgyzstan

1 Jun, 06:12 PM 7 comments

Two presidential candidates in Kyrgyzstan had to leave the election race after failing to pass the national language test.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, elections

US denounces elections in Georgia’s breakaway region US denounces elections in Georgia’s breakaway region

2 Jun, 11:00 PM 6 comments

Following the European Union’s lead, the United States has refused to recognize the elections in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia.

Tags: South Ossetia, Georgia, US, elections

Moldova retries failed presidential elections Moldova retries failed presidential elections

3 Jun, 01:19 PM 3 comments

Moldovan vote produces no winner, with controversy dogging the electoral process

Tags: Moldova, elections

Moldova fails to select president second time in a row Moldova fails to select president second time in a row

3 Jun, 05:17 PM 3 comments

Parliament narrowly misses out on electing new president, sending whole country to the polls.

Tags: Moldova, elections, fail

Russia opposes international sanctions against Iran Russia opposes international sanctions against Iran

2 Jul, 05:27 PM 18 comments

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has opposed international sanctions on Iran for the political fallout after recent presidential elections, the Ministry has said.

Tags: Russia, Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, elections,

Kyrgyzstan holds presidential elections Kyrgyzstan holds presidential elections

23 Jul, 10:15 PM 93 comments

Kyrgyzstan votes in a presidential election, which will be watched closely for any signs of unrest that could disturb peace in Central Asia.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, elections

United Russia Party to members: win or pay United Russia Party to members: win or pay

23 Jul, 03:31 PM 94 comments

The United Russia Party, the largest in the country, has big plans for the regional elections coming up in October. And woe unto those who fail to live up to them.

Tags: United Russia Party, elections

Kyrgyz president gets 90% of votes, early results show Kyrgyz president gets 90% of votes, early results show

24 Jul, 12:23 PM 106 comments

Early results from Kyrgyzstan's presidential election gave an overwhelming lead to incumbent Kurmanbek Bakiyev in a vote the opposition said was rigged.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, elections

40 arrested in Kyrgyzstan for protesting against election results 40 arrested in Kyrgyzstan for protesting against election results

29 Jul, 11:54 PM 195 comments

A rally of opposition supporters in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, has been broken up by police.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, rallies, elections

Moldova’s opposition accuses Communists of misusing media and rigging elections Moldova’s opposition accuses Communists of misusing media and rigging elections

29 Jul, 11:58 PM 188 comments

The opposition in ex-Soviet Moldova has accused the ruling Communist Party of misusing the media and rigging this week's parliamentary election, urging voters to oust what it said was the last communist regime in Europe.

Tags: Moldova, elections, opposition,



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