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Corruption fears ahead of Russian vote
New poll monitoring group hopes to combat electoral fraud in upcoming presidential ballot.
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2012 20:38

Just six weeks before the Russian presidential election, a new opposition group has sprung up.

The League of Voters is hoping to prevent fraud in the March vote by co-ordinating election monitoring.

It is led by a roundtable of high-profile public figures, including journalists, novelists and performers.

Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Moscow.

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