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The struggle for new blood and the future of Russia’s Left

A new candidate is helping to reinvigorate Russia's left-wing politics ahead of the presidential election, but what space will there be for voices and movements from below?

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Gennady Zyuganov, head of Russia's Communist Party. (c) Emile Alain Ducke/DPA/PA Images. All rights reserved.

The struggle for new blood and the future of Russia’s Left

A new candidate is helping to reinvigorate Russia's left-wing politics ahead of the presidential election, but what space will there be for voices and movements from below?

openDemocracy.net - free thinking for the world
Gennady Zyuganov, head of Russia's Communist Party. (c) Emile Alain Ducke/DPA/PA Images. All rights reserved.

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The struggle for new blood and the future of Russia’s Left

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