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Эксперты: нападения на журналистов в Афганистане повлияют на выборы

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RIA Novosti (Russia), 4 April 2014 AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted on the killing and wounding of two foeign journalists in Afghanistan and the possible impact on the elections, saying that it will affect the contribution journalists can make to getting a picture of the quality of the elections but that the main bulk of […]

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Afghanistan sucht neuen Präsidenten

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Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, 1 April 2014 AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted in the (German language) article in the Osnabrück daily: Thomas Ruttig von der Denkfabrik „Afghanistan Analysts Network“ sieht weitere Schwierigkeiten für die Abstimmung. „Das Problem sind schwache Wahlinstitutionen, die nicht unparteiisch sind“, erklärt der Politologe. „Karsais Regierungsapparat kontrolliert weitgehend die Wahlkommission.“ Eine unabhängige Instanz gebe es […]

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Observatører flygter fra Taliban forud for afghansk valg

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Denmarks Radio, 31 March 2014 In this article on elections observation in Afghanistan, AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted: – Valget bliver formentlig ligesom i 2009, hvor der var omfattende svindel. 20 procent af stemmerne blev dengang kasseret efter indgriben fra de FN-udpegede medlemmer af valgklagekomitéen, siger den tyske Afghanistan-ekspert Thomas Ruttig til Politiken. Han er […]

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Observatører flygter fra Taliban før afghansk valg

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Ekstrabladet (Denmark), 31 March 2014 AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted here on expected fraud duting the upcoming Afghan elections, pre-election violence and problems for the election observers:  – Valget bliver formentlig ligesom i 2009, hvor der var omfattende svindel. 20 procent af stemmerne blev dengang kasseret efter indgriben fra de FN-udpegede medlemmer af valgklagekomitéen, siger […]

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Afghan Election Commission Attacked

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Wall Street Journal, 29 March 2014 In an article about the recent wave of attacks in Kabul, AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted: The escalating violence ahead of the April 5 election is unusual even by Afghan standards, and threatens to exceed levels that marred the country's previous election in 2009, said Thomas Ruttig, a co-founder […]

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