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Russian sociologist Denis Volkov muses on the country's electoral mood

Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.

Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.

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Croatia's centre-right HDZ unexpectedly wins snap election

Croatia's conservative Democratic Union party (HDZ) unexpectedly wins the country's snap election, but has insufficient seats to form a government.

Croatia's conservative Democratic Union party (HDZ) unexpectedly wins the country's snap election, but has insufficient seats to form a government.

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Belarussian opposition win parliamentary seat

Opposition groups win parliamentary seats for first time since 1996 as MPs loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko retained power.

Opposition groups win parliamentary seats for first time since 1996 as MPs loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko retained power.

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Spain's political deadlock continues

On Friday, for the second time in 48 hours Mariano Rajoy failed to form a government in the Spanish Parliament.

On Friday, for the second time in 48 hours Mariano Rajoy failed to form a government in the Spanish Parliament.

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Merkel resists pressure to change refugee policy

The German chancellor admits she is unhappy about the results of Sunday's regional election. But which way now for the CDU?

The German chancellor admits she is unhappy about the results of Sunday's regional election. But which way now for the CDU?

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Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull calls early election

Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a surprise early election on July 2. He used a rare political tool to dissolve

Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a surprise early election on July 2. He used a rare political tool to dissolve

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King of Spain dissolves parliament

The monarch has called an election for June 26. It is the first time the country has re-run a national vote.

The monarch has called an election for June 26. It is the first time the country has re-run a national vote.

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Ireland: Minority government deal breaks political deadlock

Nine weeks of political paralysis in Ireland have been broken with a landmark deal between its two big rival parties. Fine Gael is now set to form a

Nine weeks of political paralysis in Ireland have been broken with a landmark deal between its two big rival parties. Fine Gael is now set to form a

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Iran election: 'Victory' for allies of reformist Rouhani

Moderate and centrist allies of Iran’s reformist President Hassan Rouhani have won the second round of parliamentary elections, taking more than 30

Moderate and centrist allies of Iran’s reformist President Hassan Rouhani have won the second round of parliamentary elections, taking more than 30

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Iran votes in second round of parliamentary elections

Voters in Iran voted in a second round of parliamentary elections on Friday (April 29). There are 68 remaining seats to fill. The remaining seats

Voters in Iran voted in a second round of parliamentary elections on Friday (April 29). There are 68 remaining seats to fill. The remaining seats

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FYROM: early election to be held on June 5

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has announced an early parliamentary election is to be held on June 5. The decision follows months of

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has announced an early parliamentary election is to be held on June 5. The decision follows months of

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Shock election defeat for South Korea ruling party

For the first time in 16 years, South Korea’s ruling conservative party has lost control of parliament. The centre-right Saenuri Party of President

For the first time in 16 years, South Korea’s ruling conservative party has lost control of parliament. The centre-right Saenuri Party of President

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Iranian election will shape its future for at least a decade

Voting is underway in Iran. The election will shape the future of Iran for at least a decade. Hardliners and moderate candidates are vying for seats

Voting is underway in Iran. The election will shape the future of Iran for at least a decade. Hardliners and moderate candidates are vying for seats

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Ireland election: high risk of political stalemate - polls

Ahead of Ireland’s general election on Friday (26 February), polls were suggesting a result likely to lead to political stalemate, raising concern

Ahead of Ireland’s general election on Friday (26 February), polls were suggesting a result likely to lead to political stalemate, raising concern

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Myanmar generals hand over power to Suu Kyi's NLD

Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s

Myanmar’s election-winning party, the National League for Democracy, is preparing to form a government and take charge of the country. The party’s

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Counting underway after peaceful CAR election

Counting is underway in the Central African Republic after an election which voters hope will end a period of Christian-Muslim violence that has cost

Counting is underway in the Central African Republic after an election which voters hope will end a period of Christian-Muslim violence that has cost

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Spain faces new era of political dialogue to avoid deadlock

The PP won the Spanish election, but appears unable to form a majority government. For the first time since the restoration of democracy, no-one can. Could a "loser's coalition" take over, or will we

The PP won the Spanish election, but appears unable to form a majority government. For the first time since the restoration of democracy, no-one can. Could a "loser's coalition" take over, or will we

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Spain prepares for election but voters still undecided

For the first time since Spain embraced democracy in 1977 the two party system has ruptured. The anti-austerity Podemos and market-friendly

For the first time since Spain embraced democracy in 1977 the two party system has ruptured. The anti-austerity Podemos and market-friendly

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Donald Trump for president? Get used to it!

What has been seen in America as a ridiculous fantasy for more than half a year now seems like a very serious possibility: that the Republican Party

What has been seen in America as a ridiculous fantasy for more than half a year now seems like a very serious possibility: that the Republican Party

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Venezuela poised for swing to the right as campaign ends ahead of vote

Campaigning has drawn to a close ahead of Sunday’s (December 6) parliamentary election in Venezuela. For the first time in sixteen years, the vote is

Campaigning has drawn to a close ahead of Sunday’s (December 6) parliamentary election in Venezuela. For the first time in sixteen years, the vote is

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Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy wins majority in Myanmar

The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough

The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough