Russia’s President Signs Remote Voting System

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved changes to the country’s electoral law, allowing Russians to vote electronically or by mail in future polls, according to the Kremlin. Opponents to Saturday’s move say an electronic system will be easier to manipulate and will make it hard for independent observers to notice irregularities. They also say that the changes are being introduced at a point in time when the coronavirus lockdown means the public is not able to express opposition by protesting against the changes. The new electronic voting software should be…

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