What U.S. can learn about electronic voting from Estonia, the world leader in electronic voting who since 2005 have recorded tremendous success in voting.
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Balloting has started for next month’s general election in Estonia, an online voting pioneer, amid tight protective measures .
Lithuania fear Russia will interfere in its forthcoming elections, including one in May to find a successor to the staunchly anti-Kremlin president.
Estonia engaged in making the country’s government administration completely digital to reduce bureaucracy, increase transparency and boost economic growth.
Second round of voting gives win to Lithuanian centre-right grouping of the Peasants and Greens Union
Dictator Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus balances Europe and Russia relations to keep power
Europe is being forced to awaken to a new reality of a more confrontational stance from Russia that threatens to destabilize the continent and return it to an era of division and even open conflict.
Worries over Estonian internet voting safety are unfounded claim leading government administrators
German artist displays a destroyed Ukrainian tank from recent battle as Latvian anti-Putin art
Since 2005 launch, Estonia online voting progress includes moving from local to national usage