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What’s the point of Russia’s election if we know Vladimir Putin will win?

Also on the daily podcast: Ukrainian forces in Sudan and Toriyama Akira

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Voting begins today in an election that has already been won – all the opposition politicians are dead, in prison or in exile. Vladimir Putin wants to give the illusion of legitimacy. Will the rumblings of a protest deprive him of that goal? There is evidence that Sudan is becoming the latest theatre of the Ukraine war (09:25). And, a tribute to the father of Dragon Ball Z (15:49). Runtime: 23 min

Navalny audio clip courtesy of The National Desk.

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