Siegel Speaks: Election Apathy in Russia


Russia’s Dec. 2 parliamentary elections are shaping up to be the least significant for the country’s Jews in the post-Soviet era. With Vladimir Putin steering the country toward authoritarianism, why does nobody seem to care? JTA Moscow correspondent Matt Siegel talks to JTA Associate Editor Uriel Heilman.

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