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Moscow protest derides 'farcical' elections

Moscow protest derides 'farcical' elections
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Protesters in Moscow have denounced upcoming parliamentary elections, due to be held in December, claiming they will be neither free nor fair.

The demonstration, allowed by the authorities, heard one opposition leader describe them as “trickery, farce, mockery, deception and manipulation”.

The United Russia party of prime minister Vladimir Putin, who plans to run for a third term as president next year, is expected to win convincingly.

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