Steve Rosenberg in a Russian polling station
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Inside a Russian polling station as voting begins

Russians are voting in polls that will decide the shape of the lower house, or Duma, for the next five years.

There have been allegations of violations of election law, with Russia's only independent monitoring group, Golos, logging 5,300 complaints.

Steve Rosenberg reports from a polling station in Moscow as voting gets under way.

  • 04 Dec 2011
  • From the section Europe