The Moscow Mayoral Election: Just as Non-Intriguing as All Other Regional Races Held in Russia on September 9

PONARS Eurasia
08 Sep 2018

(Point & Counterpoint) Moscow is Russia's wealthiest city with the largest concentration of highly-educated and critically-minded Russians. But the Moscow mayoral election is just as non-intriguing as all other regional races to be held in Russia on September 9. Russian experts—Natalia Zubarevich, Alexey Titkov, and Denis Volkov—talk about the Moscow economy, the "urban growth machine" built by Mayor Sergey Sobianin, and the perceptions of Muscovites.

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