How the Web reacted to Putin’s victory

The New York Times's man in Moscow curates the elections as they unfolded in social media.


David Holmes

Internet Culture

Published Mar 5, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 8:32 pm CDT

At the Daily Dot, we’re big fans of Storify. It’s both a tool we use to tell stories and a community of other storytellers. When the Web reacts to a big news event, we’ll use Storify to bring you the best recaps and explainers.

For an expert selection of reactions to the Russian presidential elections, who better to look to than Glenn Kates of the New York Times’s Moscow bureau? His comprehensive Storify collects claims of voter fraud on Twitter and examines some of the most revealing (and strangest) videos from polling stations across Russia.

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*First Published: Mar 5, 2012, 4:31 pm CST