Our ElMaRB project together with the Russian Media Lab organised an expert discussion on the recent Russian elections on the 8th of October, Friday, from 15:00 to 17:00 in Zoom. The panel of experts – Olga Dovbysh, Vladimir Gel’man, Elena Gorbacheva, Markku Kangaspuro, and Margarita Zavadskaya –discussed the 2021 State Duma elections from the perspectives of electoral manipulation, media, internal and external politics.