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Chief Putin critic wins elections in Latvia, exit poll shows

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Krisjanis Karins' New Unity won 22.5% of Saturday's vote, compared with 11.5%. Harmony, a party that won the last three elections with support of many Russians, failed to win enough votes to enter parliament. The election underscores a growing divide among European Union and NATO countries.
2 months ago·Latvia

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Chief Putin critic wins elections in Latvia, exit poll shows

By Aaron Eglitis | BloombergLatvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins, a staunch critic of Vladimir Putin, won a decisive victory in general elections as voters punished a party backed by ethnic Russians, an exit poll showed.Bolstered by its vocal opposition of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Karins’s New Unity won 22.5% of Saturday’s vote, compared with 11.5% for the upstart United List party, which came in second, according to an exit poll for the…

2 months ago·San Jose, United States
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Chief Putin Critic Wins Elections in Latvia, Exit Poll Shows

Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins, a staunch critic of Vladimir Putin, won a decisive victory in general elections as voters punished a party backed by ethnic Russians.

2 months ago·United States
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