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    Duma votes anti-Putin MP out of parliament

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    A Russian MP who turned against President Putin has been voted out of the lower house of parliament, the Duma.

    Gennady Gudkov was expelled by 291 votes to 150.

    Gudkov became a central figure in Russia's opposition particularly after elections last year that were suspected of being manipulated.

    He likened his expulsion to a Stalin show-trial.