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    Russia's voices of dissent

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The world's biggest country is about to begin voting in parliamentary elections that could weaken the position of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

    Opinion polls suggest his United Russia Party is likely to lose some of its huge majority, but government critique is limited on state-run television.

    As an alternative, the web has exploded with satirical news and cartoons offering different views about the country's leaders.

    Neave Barker reports from Moscow.