Professor of the Western University in Baku, political scientistFikret Sadikhov, commented on the post-election statement by Putinregarding the priority of the CIS countries to Russia exclusively for"Vestnik Kavkaza."
The Guardian informs its readers that Putin claims a resounding election win as opposition activists allege widespread fraud. At a rally in front of the Kremlin an emotional Putin, with tears running down his face and flanked by the …
The recent presidential polls, with unprecedented measures of clarity and control of observers, have provoked many comments on their fairness and legitimacy. International independent observers say that the polls were held according to international standards and legislature, as stated by US observer Clyde Preston.
Chairman of the Russian Central Electoral Commission Vladimir Churov said that Vladimir Putin got 63.71% of vote, after almost all ballots have been counted.Vestnik Kavkaza reported earlier that Putin called CIS states the absolute priority of foreign policy.Alexander Iskandaryan, Director of the Caucasus Institute, told Vestnik Kavkaza that there will be no serious change in relations with CIS states or it would there would be slightly more influence, because resources of such influence are dropping.
Russian CEC Chairman Vladimir Churov has announced that Vladimir Putin won presidential elections in the first round with 63.75% of vote. Gennady Zyuganov, communist leader, got 17.19%, independent candidate Mikhail Prokhorov got 7.72%. Vladimir Zhirinovski, LDPR leader, got 6.23%, Sergey Mironov, leader of Fair Russia, got 3.85%.
Russian prime Minister Vladimir Putin, a member of United Russia, has won the presidential elections with 63.81% of vote. Gennady Zyuganov, communist leader, got 17.19%, independent candidate Mikhail Prokhorov got 7.78%.
Moscow has presented a film marking the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly Massacre. The documentary “Endless Corridor” was filmed by the Union of European Cinematographers within the framework of the project “Peaceful Caucasus”. The film was based on diaries of Lithuanian military reporter Richardas Lapaytis who was in Baku in late February 1992 and witnessed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.- Please, tell us more about the movie “Corridor Without End”.
Russians began voting on Sunday to elect a president for the fifth time in the nation’s post-Soviet history, the first in which the president will serve a six-year term, and not four years as previously