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Putin's Party Expected to Retain Power in Sunday's Parliamentary Elections

The ruling United Russia party is expected to retain its absolute majority and perhaps increase its dominance in Russia's lower house, State Duma, in the parliamentary election Sunday. United Russia, led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a loyalist of President Vladimir Putting, has 238 of 450 Duma seats and dominates the more than 80 regional parliaments. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) sent over 400 observers to Russia to monitor the...

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