Kristofer Wåhlander

Versions of names: Кристофер Валландер, Кристофер Воландер

Kristofer Wåhlander is a is a Swedish conductor, who has been active in Russia for many years. He founded the Saint Petersburg Festival Orchestra in Russia in 2001. In the fall of 2018, he also took over as a principal of the School of Culture in the municipality of Kävlinge.


Individual observers at the 2018 Russian presidential election in annexed Crimea

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Мы были в трех пунктах [на трех избирательных участках]. Никаких нарушений не видели нигде, все делается профессионально и порядочно. (2018-03-18)

Corresponding elections

The overwhelming majority of the world’s nations does not recognise Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014, while international institutions such as the OSCE ODIHR considered Russian elections held in Crimea as illegitimate and did not send international election observers there. In their turn, Ukrainian authorities warned that any participation in the electoral process in Crimea would be illegal.