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About Ivan Davydov

Ivan Davydov is a Russian journalist and writer. His articles can be seen at The New Times, Republic, Inliberty and Gazeta.ru, among other publications.

Articles by Ivan Davydov

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Oops! How Moscow’s municipal election turned into a headache for city hall

The unexpected success of independent candidates in Moscow’s recent council elections may be relative — but it's real enough. RU

Russia’s elections that weren’t

Gubernatorial elections in several Russian regions could have been quite competitive. But with a presidential campaign approaching, the Kremlin can’t even muster the courage for a fair race. RU

Russia's latest protests are no child’s play

They’ve been dismissed as a “teenage rebellion”, but the protests that shook Russia recently reveal how the country’s youth is slipping through the state’s fingers. Русский

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