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Shenanigans Reported in Region Races

More reports of vote fraud surfaced Monday as the results of some 4,100 local and regional elections from Sunday were announced, most of them bringing victory to United Russia.

Western Observers Call Vote Flawed

International observers criticized Sunday's presidential election as seriously flawed Monday but avoided statements about the vote's legitimacy.

For Now, Markets See Risk Remaining

A muted market reaction to the news of Vladimir Putin's crushing electoral victory over the weekend prompted some members of the investment community to suggest Monday that questions over the regime's legitimacy would persist.

Medvedev Calls For Yukos Case Review

With his final days in office counting down, President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday ordered a review into the conviction of the country's most famous prisoner, former Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky, whose jailing has long been considered politically motivated.

Leaders Not Swapping Residences

Under Russian law, the future president and prime minister should swap their official residences after the March 4 presidential election.

FBI Looking at Murdoch in Moscow

U.S. investigators have opened a Russian front in the wide-ranging investigation into Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. media empire.

Navalny, Dozens Others Detained at Rallies

The opposition showed its resilience on Monday night, drawing thousands to a Pushkin Square rally in the freezing cold to protest Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's landslide victory in the weekend presidential election.

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