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© Valentin Egorshin Municipal employees paint an image by Alexei Navalny with the words "hero of our time" in St. Petersburg, April 28th. Alexei Navalny is in prison, his lieutenants in political exile, his organizations classified "extremists", any independent candidate who would be bound by close or far away from the polls.
RUSSIA-ELECTION-Navalny: Russia's allies Navalny called to vote communist in order to weaken the party in power
MOSCOW (Reuters) - allies of the opponent Russian Alexei Navalny Wednesday called Russian citizens to vote for the Communist Party in the elections légistatives which take place this week, a supposed tactical voting weaken united Russia, the ruling party.
Navalny campaign calling for "vote intelligently", one of the last means of pressure to the opponent currently in prison, aims to strengthen the votes of those who oppose United Russia, which holds for now seats three quarters in parliament and dominates Russian political life.
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© - Pavel Golovkin Voting Office in the legislative elections in Moscow, Russia, Friday, September 17, 2021. The election for the legislative elections began on Thursday, September 16th The extreme is the country and extends until Sunday, September 19th. The popularity of the ruling party has never been so low with less than 30% favorable opinions.
groups linked to Alexei Navalny, including its anti-corruption Foundation (FBK) have been described as "extremist" approach the election of 17 and 19 September, and a law signed by President Vladimir Putin in June banned members of these groups stand for election.
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"Millions of people in Russia hate United Russia," said Leonid Volkov, an ally of Navalny, in a video accompanying list candidates as supporters of opposing Russian, have the best chance to beat the ruling party in the various constituencies.
"Explain to all those who are not satisfied with the way this country is run that they must go to the polls in the elections," he added.
Most candidates that support the allies Navalny come from the Communist Party, the second Russian party, which currently has 43 seats in parliament out of 450.
Vladimir Putin, in power as prime minister or president since 1999, has contributed to the creation of united Russia but is not a member.
(Reporting Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber French version Olivier Cherfan, edited by Blandine Henault)
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