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It’s time to declare Putin an illegitimate president

16 March 2024

1:44 AM

16 March 2024

1:44 AM

For the next three days, Russians are heading to the polls supposedly to choose the country’s next president. Except we already know, as do most Russians, who the winner will be. It is a foregone conclusion that after this weekend Vladimir Putin will win another six years in power.

But just because the Russian elections are a sham doesn’t mean they are insignificant.

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