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· November, 2007

Stories about Elections from November, 2007

Russia, Ukraine: On to the Next Round

A Fistful of Euros comments on the upcoming election in Russia and the newly-formed coalition in Ukraine: “Soon we will know the players in the inevitable next round of wrangles...

Venezuela: Constitutional Reform Referendum

With the Constitutional Reform Referendum right around the corner, Bloggings by Boz provides an overview of various polls and their possible meanings.

Jordan: Elections Reaction

Till now, the Ministry of Interior Affairs refuses officially to post all the number of votes that losers in the last election got, reports Jordanian blogger Shifaa, who comments on...

Ukraine: The Coalition, At Last

Orange Ukraine reports on the formation of the long-awaited ‘democratic coalition’ – and the disappearance of Yulia Tymoshenko's famous braid.

Russia: “Enemies of Russia”=”Enemies of the People”?

Window on Eurasia writes: “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s characterization of his political opponents and those standing behind them as ‘the enemies of Russia’ has sparked a discussion among his supporters...

Russia: Video Interview With Ludmila Alekseeva

Robert Amsterdam posts a YouTube interview with human rights activist Ludmila Alekseeva (in Russian, with English subtitles).

Russia: Legitimizing Election Results

Perspectives on the new Russia writes about ways to legitimizing the election results.

Russia: ‘Civilized’ Falsifying

TOL's Elections in Russia cites a Russian blogger's post on ways “to falsify the elections in a more ‘civilized’ manner.”

Russia: Minor Attacks on the Opposition

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis posts another pre-election update that covers some virtual and real-life attacks on the opposition.

Jamaica: My Jamaica

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp blogs about the land of his birth.

Russia: Double Standards

Sean's Russia Blog writes about double standards in coverage and reactions to the Russian election in the West: “To think President Bush had to nerve to throw his two cents...

Russia: Elections in Dagestan

Sean's Russia Blog explains “the context that Duma elections will take place in Dagestan.”

Russia: Pre-Election Update

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis posts another entry on the pre-election situation in Russia. Here's one of the highlights: “Kasparov's movement United Civilian Front (OGF) started a picket at the...

Barbados: Paying The Piper?

Cheese-on-bread! suspects that many of the latest developments in Barbados are “all part of the politics game, but I'd rather my Government admit times are tough…than lull us all into...

Ukraine: Thoughts on Yushchenko's Bloc

It's been nearly two months since the Sept. 30 snap parliamentary election in Ukraine, and although there are plenty of "democratic coalition" promises and hopes in the air, it has...

Ukraine: Tymoshenko's B-day & “Feminine Strategies”

Among other, no less important, things, Orange Ukraine reports that the government has declared Jan. 1-7 holidays, Yulia Tymoshenko has turned 47, and someone has written a paper titled, “Beauty...

Russia: Kasparov's Hunger Strike

Garry Kasparov is in jail and on “forced hunger strike” – and Robert Amsterdam believes that the ongoing crackdown on the opposition “reveals tremendous insecurities related to an unsustainable state...

Croatia: Some More on Election Results

Bosnia Vault reviews the results of the election in Croatia.

Georgia: Campaign Begins

Following on from a state of emergency declared earlier in the month, Resistance Georgia reports that the campaign for a snap presidential election in earlier January has already started. However,...

Armenia: “Voting” Underway

With the presidential election in Armenia less than three months away, the Armenia Election Monitor 2008 blog reports that voting is already underway. However, rather than casting votes for a...

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