Today’s front pages
5 March 2012
Novaya Gazeta, The Guardian, Frankfurter Rundschau & 4 others
Recess is over
Outgoing Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was elected president for the third time in the first round, with nearly 64% of the vote. Turn-out was 64%. Opposition activists allege widespread fraud.
Original article in Novaya Gazeta ru
Novaya Gazeta Moscow
“We have won. Glory to Russia”
Before a crowd of 100 000 people gathered near the Kremlin, Putin thanked those who voted him back into power.
Original article in The Guardian en
The Guardian London
Rig and win
Despite the presence of webcams in many polling stations, the Russian presidential election was allegedly marked by fraud in favour of the winner, Vladimir Putin.
Original article in Frankfurter Rundschau de
Frankfurter Rundschau Frankfurt
16 people killed in train collision. Poland in mourning.
58 were also injured in a head-on collision between two trains travelling on the same track on 3 March at Szczekociny, between Krakow and Warsaw. It occurred one month after the EU began an audit of how Poland has used €4.8 billion in European aid for the modernization of its rail network.
Original article in Dziennik Gazeta Prawna pl
Dziennik Gazeta Prawna Warsaw
A woman must work 16 months to reach a man’s salary
A man earns €17,000 euros per year on average. To earn the same amount, a woman must work four months longer.
Original article in Jornal de Notícias pt
Jornal de Notícias Porto
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Best European cartoon contest
Does austerity work? What is going on in the Eurozone? There are different ways of looking at Europe, but political cartoons are among the most effective. Pick your favorite cartoon among those featured in the Italian press. A contest organised by the European Commission in partnership with Internazionale. The most voted cartoon will be rewarded during
Internazionale's festival in Ferrara, autumn 2013.