Mikhail Gorbachev Virulently Critical To Russian Election Results

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet Premier has been critical to the result of Russia’s election that took place on December 4, due to alleged fraud and vote rigging.

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Prior To Polls, Public Approval Rating Consensus Matters For Russian Leaders

One factor in Vladimir V. Putin’s selection as president was a survey that showed that Russians’ most admired figures were fictional tough guys, said Igor V. Zadorin, who headed the Kremlin’s in house sociology department.

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