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Navalny's Party Forbidden to Take Part in Elections
On January 28, Moscow court forbidden the 'Progress Party' headed by Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny to take part in any elections, the party's lawyer Dmitry Krainev said in his Twitter.
Russian Lawmakers to Return NOTA Option to Election Ballots
Russian parliamentary deputies are currently considering a measure to restore the against all option on ballots in municipal, regional and parliamentary elections.
St. Petersburg Governor to Step Down Ahead of Early Elections
Georgy Poltavchenko, the mayor of St. Petersburg, Russia's second largest city, will resign ahead of early elections in which he may not stand, Russian press report.
Kremlin Permitted Navalny's Participation in Mayoral Election - Moscow Mayor
In his latest interview to Russian newspaper, newly-elected Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has admitted he consulted with Russian President about what role his rival, opposition leader Alexei Navalny, should play in the mayoral election.
Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Receives Suspended Sentence
On Wednesday, October 16, a court in Russia passed a suspended sentence upon a famous opposition leader and a Moscow mayoral candidate Alexey Navalny on embezzlement charges.
Russian Lawmakers to Consider Return of NOTA Option to Ballots
Russian Parliament will discuss the latest changes in Russia's electoral system, as a bill returning the none of the above option to ballot papers in legislative, but not presidential, elections, is received for consideration.
Kremlin Doesn't Welcome Navalny to Senior Job
The Kremlin is not considering the possibility of offering a position in the echelons of power to opposition leader Alexei Navalny until he proves himself as a capable politician, the head of the presidential administration said.
Opposition Leader Roizman Appointed as Yekaterinburg Mayor
Deputies of the Urals city of Yekaterinburg have officially appointed Yevgeny Roizman, the recent mayoral election's winner, as a mayor at the first meeting of the city's freshly elected legislative assembly.
Mikhail Prokhorov Doesn't Plan to Quit Politics
On Monday, August 26, Russian billionaire-turned-politician Mikhail Prokhorov once again dismissed rumors that he would soon quit politics.
Russian Politics is Not for all Parties - Report
More parties have been banned from regional elections in Russia this year than in 2012, despite the Kremlins attempted liberalization of political legislation, a new study shows.
Kremlin-Supported Mayoral Candidate Refuses to Debate
Acting Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin doesn't plan to take part in public debates with his five rivals ahead of mayoral elections in the city, his representative says.
Prokhorov's Political Party Removed from Yaroslavl Elections
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorovs political party has been withdrawn from elections in Yaroslavl, after the Russian citys mayor, who backed the party, was arrested on corruption charges.
Billionaire Prokhorov's Party Out of Moscow Region Governor Race
Russian billionaire-turned-politician Mikhail Prokhorovs Civic Platform political party will not field a candidate for governor of the Moscow Region.
Moscow Mayor Announces His Resignation
On Tuesday, June 5, the mayor of Russian capital, Sergey Sobyanin, announced he would resign in order to be elected in early mayoral elections already in September.
Bill on Mixed Elections Approved in First Reading
On Tuesday, April 16, Russian Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, approved in the first reading a bill returning independent constituencies to the federal parliamentary polls.
Oligarch Politician Prokhorov Calls to Revote Mayoral Elections
Billionaire-turned-politician Mikhail Prokhorov has demanded to cancel results of the mayoral elections in the Moscow Region city of Zhukovsky, where a candidate from his party participated.
Russian Politicians Start Fight for Moscow Region Governorship
After Sergey Shoigu was appointed Defense Minister, the post of the Moscow Region governor has become vacant and various politicians have announced plans to fight for it.
Over 60,000 Voted in Russian Opposition Poll
Over 60,000 people across Russia voted for candidates for the Opposition Coordination Committee in Moscow this weekend, according to the Central Voting Committee.
Regional Elections Are Over, No Surprises
Sunday, October 14, has become a big elections day for people in 77 Russia's regions. Its main trends are already obvious - low turnout and a ruling party's triumph.
Opposition Activist Chirikova Registered as Khimki Mayor Candidate
Environmental activist Yevgenia Chirikova has been officially registered as a candidate for mayor of the Moscow satellite city of Khimki.
Russian Trash Metal Legend to Run for Mayor
Elections in Russia never stop to surprise. The leader of Russia's most scandalous metal band plans to run for mayor of Khimki - a Moscow region city.

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