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The results of the elections to the Moscow city Duma say that all thoughts of political scientists about “protest voting” was not confirmed, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It is quoted by TASS on Monday, September 9.
So he answered the question of whether they connected the Kremlin with the summer protests the loss of “United Russia” part of the seats in the new convocation of the city Duma.
Peskov said that in General, the election campaign proved to be successful for United Russia. “The elections went quite smoothly, the working atmosphere,” he added.
Earlier Monday, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council and Secretary of the General Council “United Russia” Andrey Turchak has declared that his party “zhahnul on these elections at all”. In five Russian regions, where he held direct gubernatorial elections, won by United Russia.
Elections of different levels were held in 85 regions, 8 September.
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