Monday, December 03, 2007

In Which Mr Cogito Wonders At The Deep Mysteries Underlying A 'Partial Count' Showing Vladimir Putin's 'United Russia' Winning More Than 99% Of Vote

... "In Russia's troubled region of Chechnya [Chechen Republic] [bordering the Republic of Georgia and the Autonomous Republic of Dagestan - on the Caspian Sea], run by pro-Kremlin President Ramzan Kadyrov, electoral officials have said a partial count showed United Russia won more than 99% of the votes on a 99% turnout." ...

BBC News "Monitors denounce Russia election" December 3, 2007

Grozny's Minutka Square in early 2000 where the presidential Palace is reported to have once stood.

Photo credit: (c) Eric Bouvet and Human Rights Violations in Chechnya. All rights reserved. With thanks.


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