Russian vote

Election 2012: Generation Gap In Russian Vote, New Polling Finds

Emerging trend suggests younger Russians here more politically pliable than their parents.

Jewish Week Correspondent

As other Brighton Beach residents strolled past him, many with their children or grandchildren, Yakov Elperin stopped along the area’s boardwalk on a recent Sunday night to discuss how he, as a Russian-speaking Jew, felt about the presidential race.

The scene in Brighton Beach. Older Russians favor Mitt Romney, while a younger generation is split. Michael Datikash
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