‘It’s Scary’: Russian Election Observers Train For Challenges Ahead Of Vote

Golos, an independent vote-monitoring movement in Russia, was labeled a “foreign agent” by the government just a month before the country’s parliamentary elections. Kremlin critics see the designation as a way to hinder the work of organizations the government does not like. Undaunted by the label, members of Golos conducted a training session for volunteer election observers in Yekaterinberg ahead of the voting.

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