VOTES OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS BIG FACTOR IN CHECHNYA ELECTION.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 147
Russian soldiers may account for up to a quarter of Chechnya’s votes for the Chechen head of republic and for a deputy in Russia’s parliament, a Russian commander in Chechnya said today. With just 300,000 voters in Chechnya, Russian soldiers could make up 25 percent of the electorate, the proportion needed to validate the elections. (3)
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