The regional elections in Karelia 2016 ended in a victory for the Edinaya Rossiya party («United Russia»), and in the year after the party also won the governor post.
As always in politics there was money behind these results. In his investigation ‘In the Morning – Elections, In the Evening – Contracts’, the journalist Sergei Khorosavin took a closer look at the potential sponsors of the successful party – first and foremost to the millionaire Nikolai Makarov and his companys bidding for public contracts.
The investigation was first published by 7×7 on January 29, 2018.
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