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Russia accuses Europe vote watchdog of “sabotage”

February 1, 2008
By Conor Sweeney

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused Europe‘s main election watchdog on Friday of trying to sabotage plans for monitoring its presidential election, the latest round of an increasingly bitter dispute with the West over democracy.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a session of the State ...
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin chairs a session of the State Security Council at the Kremlin in Moscow January 30, 2008.(Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool/Reuters)

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) monitoring body ODIHR was playing political games over next month’s election.

President Vladimir Putin‘s chosen successor Dmitry Medvedev….

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