Latest update: 27/02/2012
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'A Farcical Vote'
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Mon. 27/02/12: International papers react in different ways to the Syrian constitutional referendum. The Independent calls it "Assad’s ultimate insult" and "a farcical vote". Meanwhile, Putin’s jailed opponent Mikhail Khodorkovsky pens a piece for The Guardian and the International Herald Tribune. He says "real political change in Russia is unavoidable."
Some articles from today’s international press review:
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE: “What is at stake in the Russian election?”
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH (Sydney): “No winners for party in tatters”