Russian opposition disputes elections
NBC News — The leaders for one of Russia's opposition parties is disputing the results in sunday's parliamentary elections. The opposition claims that the results were falsely lowered in order to keep Vladimir Putin's party in power.
International observers said that they witnessed some ballot stuffing and that the vote was unfairly slanted in favor of Putin's ruling party. President Dmitry Medvedev is stepping aside next year to allow for Putin's return to the top seat of power, he has rejected the allegations of fraud, calling the vote fair, honest and democratic.