Happy Voting, Russia!

December 4, 2011

Today, the 4th of December 2011, is the election day for Russia’s state parliament. In this election, the sixth state Duma will be chosen. While seven major parties are competing, only the four with the highest number of votes will attain seats in the Duma.

The Major “Who’s running?”

  • Единая Россия (United Russia): Putin and Medvedev’s Party, currently holds the most seats in the Duma
  • Коммунистическая Партия Российской Федерации (Communist Party of the Russian Federation): Holds seats in the Duma
  • Либерально-демократическая Партия России (Liberal-democratic Party of Russia): “Russia for the Russians,” holds seats in the Duma
  • Справедливая Россия (Fair Russia): Holds seats in the Duma
  • Аграрная Партия России (Agrarian Party of Russia): No current seats in the Duma
  • Российская Демократическая Партия “Яблоко” (Russian Democratic Party “Yabloka,” or “Apple”): No current seats in the Duma
  • Гражданская Сила (Civilian Power): No current seats in the Duma

Helpful links from Troika to you:

С днем голосования, Россия!

Troika

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