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GV Face: Understanding #RussiaVotes 2013 with Kevin Rothrock and Andrey Tselikov
Written by Sahar Habib Ghazi On 13 September 2013 @ 18:10 pm | No Comments
In Citizen Media, Eastern & Central Europe, Elections, English, GV Face, Human Rights, Media & Journalism, Politics, RuNet Echo, Russia, Video
On September 8, 2013 millions of Russians lined up to vote in local and regional elections throughout the country. Dozens of executive and legislative positions were up for grabs, including mayor’s seats in Moscow and Yekaterinburg, where prominent opposition bloggers Alexey Navalny and Evgeny Roizman challenged the status quo in uniquely contested races.
Our RuNet Echo editors Kevin Rothrock  and Andrey Tselikov  got together on Google Hangout on Air on September 13, 2013 to discuss the aftermath of #RussiaVotes and also gave their insight into Russia's provocative and often humorous citizen media scene.
These are the questions they addressed:
Tweet @globalvoices with #RussiaVotes or leave a comment below to give us your thoughts on these topics. Read more on our special coverage page Russia Votes .
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 Kevin Rothrock: http://globalvoicesonline.org/author/kevin-rothrock/
 Andrey Tselikov: http://globalvoicesonline.org/author/andrey-tselikov/
 Russia Votes: http://globalvoicesonline.org/specialcoverage/russia-votes/
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