"Russia’s presidential election marked by unequal campaign conditions"

According to a report by the OSCE, Russia's recent presidential election has been (unsurprisingly) marred by electoral fraud. The report begins:

Although candidates in yesterday’s presidential election in the Russian Federation were able to campaign unhindered, conditions were clearly skewed in favour of one of the contestants, current Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the international observers concluded in a statement issued today.

Although expected, this remains a systemic problem and worrisome turn of events.

(Via BBC News)