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Russia: Absentee Voters and Election Carousels Alarm Twitterers

Russian Twitterers report numerous ‘election carousels’ (form of vote rigging when people vote several times at different voting stations). Bolshoy Gorod shares a picture [ru] of buses that allegedly are transporting ‘carousel voters.’ Echo Moskvy reports [ru] 6000 voters illegally added to Strogino voting station. Users share their carousel observations via hashtag #Карусель. User Estraniero Estranio, posts a video, how carousel voting looks like [ru]. Earlier, numerous voters couldn't receive absentee certificates, documents crucial for ‘carousel voting.’ List of Russian political Twitterers can be found here [ru/en].

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