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HomeVideoRussian government continues to silence rivals as parliamentary elections begin

Russian government continues to silence rivals as parliamentary elections begin


Russians on Friday began three days of voting to determine their next parliament, with the outcome largely expected to be preordained. But there was an unexpected development Friday, when Google and Apple blocked Russians from downloading the main opposition party’s app. As Nick Schifrin reports, it’s just the latest successful attempt by the Russian government to silence its rivals.

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