WATCH | Is Vladimir Putin losing his political power?

2019-09-10 11:13

Thousands took to the streets over the summer in the country after some of the Kremlin's fiercest critics were barred from a regional vote.

But despite Moscow's attempt to silence them, the ruling party lost a third of its seats in the capital in Sunday's local election.

President Vladimir Putin's United Russia stills holds a majority but the opposition Communist Party has almost doubled its number of seats.

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