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Kyrgyzstan: Putin discusses US elections ahead of departure from Bishek01:16

Kyrgyzstan: Putin discusses US elections ahead of departure from Bishek

Kyrgyzstan, Bishek
September 17, 2016 at 12:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the ongoing US election campaigns, ahead of his departure from the Bishek airport, Saturday. He expressed a willingness to support any candidate who would “build neighbourly, partnering relations” with Russia.

Putin stated, "We are supporting any person, in any country, who wants to build neighbourly, partnering relations with us.”

Speaking about Russia’s own State Duma elections, Putin said, “Attempts have been undertaken to overthrow, attempts to manipulate the public opinion with reference to sensitive issues for people, but far away from interests of millions of people.”

The elections to Russia's State Duma will be held on September 18 with participation of 14 parties including Communist Party of the Russian Federation, a Just Russia, and the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia among others. They will be held under a mixed electoral system: 225 out of 450 deputies will be elected through party lists and another 225 through the single member electoral districts.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the ongoing US election campaigns, ahead of his departure from the Bishek airport, Saturday. He expressed a willingness to support any candidate who would “build neighbourly, partnering relations” with Russia.

Putin stated, "We are supporting any person, in any country, who wants to build neighbourly, partnering relations with us.”

Speaking about Russia’s own State Duma elections, Putin said, “Attempts have been undertaken to overthrow, attempts to manipulate the public opinion with reference to sensitive issues for people, but far away from interests of millions of people.”

The elections to Russia's State Duma will be held on September 18 with participation of 14 parties including Communist Party of the Russian Federation, a Just Russia, and the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia among others. They will be held under a mixed electoral system: 225 out of 450 deputies will be elected through party lists and another 225 through the single member electoral districts.

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