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Stupid Bluff or Shrewd Conspiracy?

The Russian parliament’s bizarre back-and-forth over a no-confidence vote illustrates the farcical nature of attempts to re-make the party systemby Elena Chinyaeva MOSCOW–The recent no-confidence vote initiated by the Communists against the government looked at first as if it would be ignored as usual-just another springtime rejuvenation of the party’s “struggle for the people.” But […]