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US News Russia: The Putin Party meets in full repression campaign against opposition

16:45  19 june  2021
16:45  19 june  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

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L e Party Russia united Vladimir Putin holds its congress on the sight of the legislative elections of September , whose main opposition force, that of Alexei Navalny , was excluded after months of repression.

The Kremlin Master will speak in person during the event alongside Dmitry Medvedev , official leader of the Party and former Russian President.

Despite a soaring COVID-19 cases in the capital, the party maintained the Congress but divided by three the number of expected representatives, about 500, which will have to have a negative test and can be vaccinated on site.

Navalny Neutralized

At the Congress, the Party must announce the guidelines of its program and the list of its candidates, after the outset of internal primary in the spring.

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In recent years, Russia united, which controls the majority of the Lower House of Parliament, has seen its popularity skidding on the background of economic stagnation, lassitude of voters and corruption business.

According to the Public Institute of VTSIOM surveys, its popularity rating revolves around 30%, 10% less than before the legislative of 2016. The Chamber of Deputies, where the party is ultra-majority, just 34 % favorable opinions against 60-65% for Vladimir Putin.

The power is nevertheless serene. "This is a good support base we can still increase during the campaign," said early June Dmitry Medvedev.

The three parties of the parliamentary opposition, generally docile and supporting the Kremlin initiatives (the Communists, the Ultraranationalist Party LDPR and Russia Formation Right) would bring together about 30% of the vitsiom.

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The authorities have, as an election campaign, multiplied attacks against their true detractors, especially the organizations of Alexei Navalny, who have been declared " extremists "and prohibited on June 9th. Its members have also been banned from the legislative.

Mr. Navalny, incarcerated in January, purged him a sentence of two and a half years of prison, which he has noted shortly after surviving a poisoning in August 2020 that he attributes to the Kremlin.

The main opponent of Mr. Putin has made a name with his resounding surveys on the corruption of the Russian elites, aimed in particular with the elected representatives of Russia United.

Mr. Navalny's supporters still have to promote an "intelligent vote" calling to vote for any party that can beat Russia united.

This tactic has already won some success in local elections. But it could be evil by the liquidation of the important network of regional offices of the opponent.

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Arrests, Exils

For fear of lawsuits, several Navalny allies had to leave the country in recent months while the repression also affects other opponents and independent media.

Recently, the police arrested Dmitry Goudkov, who finally fled in Ukraine and renounced the legislative elections. The former head of the Open Russia movement, Andrei Pivovarov was arrested, as was a local elected of St. Petersburg, Maxime Reznik.

The three men have in charge of having announced wanting to appear in September elections.

In the vote, the United Russian Party can also rely on its implementation at all levels of power. The opposition thus accuses it with each election to force officials to vote for him.

The ballot must be held from 17 to 19 September, officially to ensure optimum safety against COVID. But criticisms of the Kremlin see it a way to facilitate cheating, voting observation and urns for three days and two nights being very difficult.

In the summer of 2020, a constitutional referendum that had authorized Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 had already taken place over a week. Fortune urns were then installed outdoors, public benches or in building courses.

19/06/2021 11:37:08 - Moscow (AFP) - © 2021 AFP

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