The State Duma elected September 18, 2016 differs from the previous convocations in that it has many important peculiarities

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The latest parliamentary elections were held in accordance with the major principles of the political reform initiated by president Putin: competitiveness, openness, legitimacy. The results of the elections have provoked significant neither allegations from the participants, particularly parties and candidates, nor rejection of the public opinion. This eliminated the risk of 2011 repetition.