Putin Got 'Clear Signal' of Dissent Despite Landslide 'Victory'

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"Opposition supporters have three options: 1. Boycott the elections entirely. 2. Vote for the lesser evil, in this case Vladimir Davankov, the supposedly liberal vote. 3. Take part in the noon against Putin demonstrations and risk arrest," Callum Fraser—a Russian and Eurasian security fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) think-tank in London—told Newsweek.