Oct 5, 2022·edited Oct 5, 2022

" My sense is, these elections were illegal, but the results seem possible given the intense level of geographic polarization in the country’s east and west" Sure, if you ignore the soldiers going around to pretty much "collect vote", or the forced population displacement done by Russia...

Any vote under guns is never legitimate. Even UN GenSec says the same. When countries like Iran and Serbia rejects the result...you know you screwed up.

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