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Russians Approve “Rigged” Referendum Allowing Vladimir Putin to Remain in Power

HeadlineJul 02, 2020

Election officials in Russia say 78% of voters have backed a change in Russia’s constitution that could keep President Vladimir Putin in power for another 16 years. Voting took place over the last week. The election monitoring organization Golos — which has received funding from the United States — described the vote as rigged.

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