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Congress should demand Zuckerberg move to ‘one share, one vote’

Mark Zuckerberg is an autocrat, and not hypothetically. Through his special voting rights held in Facebook’s Class B shares, he wields absolute command of the company, while owning just a handful of percentage points of the company’s equity. Like any autocrat, he has taken extraordinary measures to maintain control over his realm. He produced a plan exactly two years ago ...

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#1917LIVE nominated for Webby Awards: Vote and help RT win an ‘Oscar of the Internet’

The Webby Awards nominated #1917LIVE in Best Use of Social Media, and you can help RT win an ‘Oscar of the Internet’ by casting your vote. #1917LIVE is an interactive history re-enactment on Twitter, dedicated to Russia’s Revolution of 1917. The project was open for all to participate. Vote for #1917LIVE HERE. The Webby Awards are the most established internet awards, ...

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All change? Russians divided over expectations following presidential vote

Almost half of all Russians expect major national changes within the next year, following the March presidential election. The overwhelming majority of those expecting changes said they would be for the better. According to the results of a recent poll by the state-run research center VTSIOM, 45 percent of Russians “expect significant changes in the life of their country in ...

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Massive DDOS attack on Russia’s Defense Ministry website during vote on new arms names

Published time: 22 Mar, 2018 18:57 Russia’s Defense Ministry website suffered a massive DDOS attack during an online vote to select the names of new Russian military hardware, with all hacking attempts repelled by cyber security services, the ministry said. “Attempts to attack the website were performed from the territory of Western Europe – the country is established, the North ...

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‘Dictator’ Putin wins ‘fraud-tainted’ vote: Western media sticks to narrative on Russian election

From Soviet comparisons to accusations of authoritarianism, mainstream coverage of Russia’s presidential election has barely changed since 2004, though mentions of the UK spy poisoning scandal did add a fresh layer of insinuation. As Putin was thanking his supporters for a landslide victory from the stage in Red Square, Western outlets rolled out long, pre-written news stories, liberally mixing reporting ...

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Russians vote in presidential election across 11 time zones

Russians eligible to vote in the presidential elections have headed to cast their ballots, as polls first opened in the Far East regions of Kamchatka and Chukotka. Eight candidates are vying for the government’s top position. The vote will last for a total of 22 hours, as Russians across all the country’s 11 time zones, spanning from Kamchatka and Chukotka ...

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Xi reelected Chinese leader in unanimous vote by lawmakers

Xi Jinping was reelected as president by China’s National People’s Congress for a second five-year term on Saturday. It came a week after delegates voted to remove the limit on the number of consecutive presidential terms. Xi, 64, also serves as chairman of the Central Military Commission and general secretary of the Communist Party of China. His reelection went unopposed, ...

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Russian elections boss says presidential poll results could be cancelled and vote re-run

If the winner of the forthcoming Russian presidential election is found to have active accounts in foreign banks, the poll results would be canceled and a re-run declared, the head of the Central Elections Commission has said. “Let us imagine, as a hypothesis, that suddenly and unexpectedly it is disclosed that the winner of the presidential election has some still-open ...

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White women forced to vote Trump by husbands & sons – Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s excuses for losing the election to Donald Trump keep coming. The former Democratic candidate has now claimed women voters were pressured to vote for Trump by their husbands, sons and bosses. Clinton was speaking at an event in Mumbai, India when she made the latest excuse as to why she lost the presidency to a reality star host ...

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