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What are the reasons for elections in Russia?

Ilya Yashin explains how and why elections are held in Russia.

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How does censorship in Russia work?

Moscow politician Ilya Yashin explains who controls the television and press, and how censorship on the Internet is carried out.
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Why do we need elections?

Experts and politicians on elections and how they differ from those in authoritarian countries.
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Who elects the German government?

Stanislav Klimovich, political scientist at the Free University of Berlin, talks about elections and the formation of government in Germany.
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Who owns the media?

Free University of Berlin experts Stanislav Klimovich and Anna Litvinenko on why we are a product of the media we consume.
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Elections ‚Ȇ voting

A brief overview of the basic principles of fair and free elections with vivid examples from countries around the world.
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What is Democracy?

Populists and autocrats often use the term democracy to mislead people and legitimize their absolute power. But what is democracy and what are its basic principles?
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How does civil society develop?

Animated video that illustrates the important role that civic society representatives play in political processes
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Civil society control

What is civil society and what is its role in ensuring democratic processes within the state?

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