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Today Putin's party (which is centrist) "United Russia" holds 49.3% of the popular vote.
A combination of the opposition communist party, the two socialist parties and the minor center left party "Yabloko" holds about 37% of the vote far ahead of the right wing party with 11%, at the last election "United Russia" lost 14% from the one before and it's support has been steadily declining making the creation of an alliance government led by the communist party a likely event in the near future.
How do you feel about this?
If that's who the people want, that's who the people get. We can't promote democracy and then complain about the results, so long as the election is non-fraudulent.
I agree entirely, I am not suggesting we should interfere but we are still allowed to have an opinion on it.
That kind of is my conclusion. Outside nations will deal with whatever happens as a result when it happens. I don't think it is clear what that would be given the shifts in doctrine over the last 10 years, I think the country could move forward constructively with communists in power, especially in a coalition government which is by it's nature less extremist.
It is what Russia needs. The introduction of capitalism has impoverished the country to a greater degree than the US felt in the great depression. It has been the greatest disaster of any economic and social experimentation.
The problem is that the majority of the Russian population have pretty much always favoured communism. The USSR was destroyed despite the majority of the people voting against its destruction. Yeltsin only defeated Zyuganov in 96 by widespread fraud and manipulation. Putin has continued the trend. Likewise, as the CPRF have tended to do well and even dominate the Duma until recent years, it is no surprise power is often passed from the Duma to the Presidency, thereby safeguarding Putin, United Russia and the capitalist class' domination (the process began with Yeltsin though). So even if the Communists won every Duma seat, they still could do little as the economy, foreign policy (all the 'power ministries') are reserved to the Presidency.
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