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Russia: Izhevsk City Manager Caught on Camera Talking About Election Bribery

Udmurtia.tv publishes a video [ru] of Denis Agashin, Izhevsk city manager, telling the representatives of veteran organizations that the next year's financial support will depend on the results of “United Russia” party in their district. As Alexander Kynev, a prominent political analyst, points out: “Progress it's not only forcing students to make pictures of their signed bulletins [to ensure ‘proper’ voting], it is also a risk to be recorded.”

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