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May 22, 2022

Regional elections in Russia amid rigging accusations

Millions of Russians went to the polls on Sunday to vote in regional elections on United Voting Day, Ria Novosti informs. Polls opened on Sunday morning for more than 24 million Russians to vote in the elections to local authorities held in 74 out of 83 Russian regions. The pro-Kremlin United Russia party, the opposition A Just Russia party, Liberal Democrats and Communists, all of which have factions in Russia’s lower house of parliaments, are participating in the parliamentary elections in all the 12 regions. Overall, about 3,200 local elections were held in on United Voting Day.

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