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Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

Reuters Monday, 9 September 2019
Russia's ruling United Russia party, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow parliament, near complete data cited by Russian news agencies showed on Monday, in an awkward setback for the Kremlin.
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