Study shows Putin\’s election victory doesn\’t add up
Vladimir Putin\’s election as Russian President was either the result of a hopelessly inept rigging exercise or voting patterns which contradict the laws of statistics, according to a new study.

Really, that just is such a surprise, isn\’t it?

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  1. While I don’t disagree with their conclusions, their 1 in 10^70 is pure invention.

    Firstly, we don’t understand voting patterns well enough. They’ve made massive assumptions about the evenness of distribution in as odd a thing as voting patterns.

    Secondly, with the 107% turnout in that (Chechen?) precinct, we’ve got 0 (no, actually zero, not close to it) chance of the result being a statistical freak.

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