Anti-Putin protesters march in Moscow, 4 February 2012. CREDIT: Bogomolov.PL

President Vladimir Putin has won the presidential elections twice and is very popular in opinion polls. Does that make his administration democratic? In this excerpt from a June 2012 article, Olena Nikolayenko questions the democratic nature of the 2012 Russian presidential election.

The excerpt can be found on the top right sidebar and is in .doc form for modifications. It includes suggested questions for global history and AP Comparative Government classes.