Tue, Sep 10, 2013 - Page 7 News List

Russian opposition leader vows protests

YEKATERINBURG CHALLENGE:While the Kremlin will be happy with the results in Moscow, Yevgeny Roizman beat its candidate in the nation’s fourth-largest city


Silin is currently deputy governor of the city’s wider region and his defeat would represent a clear rejection of the ruling elite in one of Russia’s key industrial regions.

Roizman, standing as a candidate for the Civil Platform party of billionaire tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov, had won prominence for his “City Without Drugs” anti-narcotics drive.

This story has been viewed 2031 times.

Comments will be moderated. Remarks containing abusive and obscene language, personal attacks of any kind or promotion will be removed and the user banned.

TOP top