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Moscow mayor re-elected, other parties advance

UNITED RUSSIA?Pension protests drew fewer people than expected, but outside Moscow, Putin’s party lost to communists in some areas and faces run-offs in others

AFP, MOSCOW

However, critics have said that these are a sop to a new urban middle class which has in the past protested against Putin’s rule as the Kremlin tightens the screws against dissenters.

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