United Russia Party

Pro-Kremlin party looks set to retain majority in parliament

Results from about 90% of the country’s polling stations gave the ruling United Russia party 49.65% of the vote for the 225 seats apportioned by party lists, according to Central Election Commission.

published on : 20th September 2021

Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after polls

In the lead-up to this weekend's vote, all of Putin's top allies were arrested or had fled the country, with anyone associated with his groups kept from running in the parliamentary and local polls.

published on : 19th September 2021

Parliamentary election unlikely to change Russia's politics

It remains to be seen whether United Russia, the party devoted to President Vladimir Putin will retain its two-thirds majority that allows it to amend the constitution or will lose its prestige.

published on : 16th September 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticizes placing Afghans in Central Asia

Putin noted that there are no visa restrictions between Russia and its Central Asian allies, and said Moscow doesn’t “want militants appearing (in Russia) again under the guise of refugees.”

published on : 22nd August 2021