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New Pro-Putin Super Party Emerges

3 December 2001 MOSCOW, 3 December (–Sergei Shoigu has been elected leader of the newly established super party Unity and Fatherland, or United Russia. The founders offered the post of party leader to President Vladimir Putin, but he politely turned it down. The new party is keen to be accepted as the “the party of […]