Russian vote

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

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

10/16/2012
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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