Bulletin No. 18 (58) 2020


Bulletin No. 18 (58) 2020 

Table of contents 

Triple Voting Day
    No Upsets In Governor Elections
    The Slow Deterioration Of The Systemic Opposition

Party System Evolves Ahead of State Duma Elections
    Old Guard Parties Await A Reset
    Pensioners, Rodina And Extras
    New Parties Gaining Ground
    Smart Voting And The Non-Systemic Opposition
    Riddles For The Kremlin

Belgorod Governor Resigns
    Savchenko’s Odd Departure
    Denis Butsayev And Waste Reform

The Budget Pie: Tax Hikes And Geopolitical Expense
    Belarus Integration Grows Ever More Expensive
    Navalny’s Poisoning: Risk Of New Sanctions
    Tax Squabbles: Someone Has To Pay

In Brief
A New Three-Year Draft Budget
Negative Outlook On Belarus’ Credit Rating


Appendix 1: Provisional Governors’ Election Results
Appendix 2: Regional Legislature Elections



Next bulletin issued on: 13 October 2020

Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya

Editing: Howard Amos, Jake Cordell


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