Stories about Elections from July, 2016
RuNet Echo asked more than a dozen leading RuNet voices to offer their interpretations of why most RuNet users seem not to care about allegations that Moscow hacked the DNC.
The news that the owners of a number of pro-Trump websites are Macedonians from the little town of Veles came as a surprise to many.
Harsh prison sentences for opposition leaders and activists makes netizens concerned about the deteriorating human rights situation in The Gambia.
"I wish to thank the Hon The #PrimeMinister for providing the Nation with at least 3 years of high farce in the #Senate"
" Now try to imagine how this generation will organize parliamentary elections?"
"MPs proposing lifting the presidential age limit are enemies of progress. Why not lift death limit so the ruler can live forever?"
The Russian government blocked four websites on July 8 that published calls to boycott parliamentary elections this September, along with broader plans for protests to disrupt the voting.
Unpaid taxes, arrests, alleged police brutality and upcoming elections have convoluted public perspective on whether Zambia's main independent newspaper should be allowed to remain operational.
"I'm still confused by the definition of stability #auswaits "
It's election time in Japan again and for many Japanese people, that means the return of a particularly Japanese annoyance: 'sound cars' that repeat pointless and uninformative messages.