As protesters gathered to demonstrate against president’s election victory, authorities were leaving nothing to chance.
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Moscow residents tell Al Jazeera which candidates they preferred in the poll for next leader of the nation.
Opposition members hope a victory for Vladimir Putin will allow him to reconsider policy towards Damascus.
In a country where corruption is endemic, many supporters see billionaire presidential candidate as “honest”.
With a male life expectancy of 62 and a shrinking population, Russia’s demographic decline has become an election issue.
Several candidates running for Russia’s presidential election are seeking to exploit growing nationalistic sentiments.
Protesters at pro-Putin and opposition rallies tell Al Jazeera what they hope to achieve.
With little changed since December’s disputed poll, the advantages appear stacked in favour of a Putin presidency.
Potkin Azarmehr tells Al Jazeera that media reports on Iran are the ‘tip of the iceberg’.
Ex-UK ambassador to US, economics professor and Republican on the new president.