United Russia will be led during elections by its current leader Dmitry Medvedev. Party officials said this would help make the president a non-partisan figure, but assured reporters that Vladimir Putin will always remain their “moral leader.”
An influential Russian daily reports that Crimean prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya is “most likely” to get a parliamentary seat in the 2016 federal polls representing the current majority party United Russia.
With billionaire businessman Donald Trump leading the crowded pack of 2016 Republican presidential candidates, it was only a matter of time before the internet took notice. Now there are sex toys and a cat meme based on the real estate mogul.
The Russian President has signed the law ordering the 2016 federal parliamentary elections move from December, when the powers of the current MPs will expire, to the universal national election day on September 18.
Donald Trump’s election camp has seemingly once again hit the rocks after the billionaire’s campaign office tweeted a photo with Nazi soldiers in the background. The SS eagle insignia could, upon close examination, be seen on the arms of the troops.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker joined the crowded race to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. His announcement makes him the 15th candidate in the GOP field, and he has the backing of the influential Koch brothers.