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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Vodka Plot Suspected

MOSCOW -- he Communist Party accused opponents of trying to compromise it during the parliamentary election Sunday, saying bags with vodka bottles were left purposely outside its campaign headquarters.

"Passers-by could have thought the Communist Party wanted to buy off voters with the help of the bottle, although we have no link whatsoever to this act of provocation," Interfax quoted a Moscow campaign headquarters official as saying.

Two bags with 24 bottles were found outside the party's building.