Putin’s worst enemy is voter apathy — — -Washington (Brussels Morning) Russia is heading to the polls in September 2021 to vote for the 450-seat Federal Duma and, of course, the President. Elections will take place over the course of three days, due to the Pandemic. Fifteen political parties are running, but no one expects any surprises. Elections in Russia have rarely produced surprises. But is this process engaging at all? Well, as it happens, apathy may be President Putin’s biggest problem.