Andrew Kuchins
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Russian vote re-run 'unlikely'

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has said Sunday's Russian parliamentary election was marred by fraud and has called for a re-run.

His comments come after a third day of protests, with people taking to the streets of Moscow to express their discontent.

To discuss the impact, the BBC's Jane O'Brien was joined by Andrew Kuchins from the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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