Russia Elections 2018: Media Coverage

How is the Russian media covering the elections?

I don’t watch TV, so I can’t give any personal impressions, but fortunately there are other people to do that in succinct graphical format.

Color scheme is constant: Grudinin, Putin, Zhirinovsky, Yavlinsky, Titov, Baburin, Sobchak.


Total number of media mentions in segments about the elections.


Average number of seconds of TV time per elections segments.


Positive/negative coverage of election candidates.

Anatoly Karlin is a transhumanist interested in psychometrics, life extension, UBI, crypto/network states, X risks, and ushering in the Biosingularity.


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  1. Isn’t this what I said a couple of weeks back:

    Russian Presidential Elections: Boring, Useless and Necessary?

    except by your co-national brother. I think I predicted a total of 246 of such threads as this one. Oh well, another 236 more to go. 🙂

  2. It almost looks like our resident ex-Jewish Swedish-national Devout-Orthodox Russian-nationalist columnist may be on to something.