Socialist and Left Radical Party candidate François Hollande has beaten incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy to win the first round of France's presidential election. He also did this commercial featuring the musical stylings of (what else?) Kanye West's "N*ers in Paris!" Awww yeah, riding the TGV like a G.
Despite widespread allegations of voting fraud and mass street protests, Vladimir Putin was re-elected president of Russia for the third time with 60% of the vote on Sunday. Mmmm, victory tears. Tastes like vodka and oppression.