Potemkin polls: Russia’s elections

21:10
 
Share
 

Manage episode 302678613 series 1539085
By The Economist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The winner of Russia’s elections was not in doubt. Vladimir Putin’s party, United Russia, came out on top. But despite the ballot stuffing and repression, the opposition still managed to rattle the Kremlin. The Gates Foundation is America’s biggest charitable foundation by far and a powerhouse in the world of public health. But its money could be better spent. And we read the tea leaves to explain why bugs are important for your brew.

For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, subscribe here www.economist.com/intelligenceoffer



See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

900 episodes