Bottles and balls – Russia’s weird election props


Russians have been treated to a colourful election campaign on TV ahead of parliamentary polls on Sunday.

BBC Monitoring looks back at the more memorable moments – including bottles being

hurled, eggs being smashed, and a pledge to defeat capitalism.

Produced by Julie Wall and Vitaliy Shevchenko

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