Russia Elections

The elections in Russia are held to elect the president and a legislature. The president is elected for two consecutive six-year terms. Seven presidential elections and seven parliament elections have been held since 1990. The regional elections include elections for Governors and regional elections. Till now, only three presidents have been elected, Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin, and Dmitry Medvedev.

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#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3yrs in prison
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#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3yrs in prison

US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been sentenced to three years in prison by a Manhattan federal court.
#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
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#RussiaProbe: Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to "deliberately" lying to Congress about a Russian project by Trump Organization, which has been a focus of Special Counsel Mueller's Trump-Russia probe.
Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort considered himself above the law: Prosecutors
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Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort considered himself above the law: Prosecutors

Paul Manafort orchestrated a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to evade US tax, leaving behind a trail of lies as he lived a lavish lifestyle, prosecutors said as they laid out their case against the former Trump campaign chairman.
Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election by overwhelming margin
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Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election by overwhelming margin

Vladimir Putin has been elected Russia's President a fourth time. After securing about 76% votes in Sunday's presidential polls, he is set to rule the nation for another six years.
Before election, new documentary reveals lesser-known details about Putin
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Before election, new documentary reveals lesser-known details about Putin

In a new online documentary, Russian President Vladimir Putin admits to ordering the downing of a passenger plane that he suspected wanted to bomb the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening.
US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty
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US-elections Russian interference probe: Lawyer accused of lying pleads guilty

Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing Russian interference in the 2016 US elections charged a lawyer for lying about his communications with former Trump campaign aide Richard Gates, who himself faces financial crime allegations.
Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying
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Russia Probe: Prosecutors to interview Steve Bannon; no grand-jury testifying

After being subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury, former Trump aide Steve Bannon has instead agreed to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team as part of the investigation into Russia's alleged interference in 2016 US Presidential Election.
Russia: Putin-critic Alexei Navalny nominated to contest in 2018 elections
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Russia: Putin-critic Alexei Navalny nominated to contest in 2018 elections

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny may contest against President Vladimir Putin in the country's presidential elections scheduled for March 2018.
Putin to run for president again, may serve till 2024
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Putin to run for president again, may serve till 2024

Vladimir Putin has said he'll seek another six-year term as Russia's president in the 2018 election.

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