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on November 9, 2020 in World News

Russia Says It Awaits ‘Official’ Election Results Before Recognizing a Winner

by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. The Kremlin said Monday it will wait for the “official” results of the U.S. presidential election before commenting on its outcome or congratulating either candidate. Ever since Mr. Biden claimed victory on Saturday, President Vladimir Putin has remained silent on the matter and said Monday he is aware that legal proceedings regarding the election results are still pending. Speaking to reporters on a conference call, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow considers it prudent to wait for the official results before commenting on the election. “We consider it correct to wait for the official...

by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. The Kremlin said Monday it will wait for the “official” results of the U.S. presidential election before commenting on its outcome or congratulating either candidate. Ever since Mr. Biden claimed victory on Saturday, President...

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