The Putin Mandate? Assessing the Numbers Behind Russia's Constitutional Vote
The Kremlin claims that Russia’s vote on constitutional changes, which allows President Putin to potentially stay in power through 2036, is Putin’s political triumph. But the numbers tell a different story. Russia’s leading independent election analyst Sergey Shpilkin presents the data he assembled from around the country to demonstrate what he views as unprecedented levels of fraud and manipulation that accompanied the vote. Commentary from Sergey Parkhomenko. Moderated by Izabella Tabarovsky.