United Russia

  • Putin puts Medvedev in charge of ruling party May 26, 2012

    Moscow: President Vladimir Putin steered Dmitry Medvedev into the chairmanship of Russia's ruling party on Saturday and demanded reforms to the flagging organization he will rely on to keep his grip on the country's far-flung regions. At Putin's behest, delegates at a United Russia congress elected Medvedev chairman with a unanimous...
  • Exit polls: Putin party suffers big decline December 5, 2011

    Moscow: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's ruling party suffered a big decline in Russia's parliamentary election on Sunday, winning less than half of votes cast, according to the two biggest exit polls published after voting closed. According to the poll from state pollster VTsIOM, Putin's United Russia party won 48.5 per cent...
  • Putin doesn't rule out leading 2011 Russia December 19, 2010

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin did not rule out that he could lead the ruling United Russia party in next year's parliamentary elections. Speaking an interview to State-run Rossiya-1 TV channel 'Vesti on Saturday' weekly news analysis programme, Putin, however said it was 'little early to talk about this'. State Duma...
  • Elections begin in Russia; Putin tipped to win December 2, 2007

    Khabarovsk (RUSSIA): While elections come up in Pakistan soon, Russia's remote far-east has already started voting in sub-zero temperatures for a new parliament. More than 10 crore Russians are eligible to vote in the forthcoming election which is widely being seen as a referendum on President Vladimir Putin. His United Russia...