All Posts Tagged With: "electoral monitoring"

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Regional Elections Fraught With Allegations of Violations

Independent observers have labeled Sunday’s regional elections in Russia as “the filthiest in all of history,” while the leading United Russia party says that it is satisfied with how the elections were held.

Mar 15, 2010 | Continued
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Electoral Commission Chairman Proposes Scrapping System

The head of the Moscow Electoral Commission has proposed scrapping Russia’s systematically flawed electoral legislation and starting over from scratch.

Jan 14, 2010 | Continued
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Electoral Monitors Are Western Spies–Russian Official

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission has accused electoral monitors from the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe of working as Western intelligence agents, and serving as an instrument of political pressure.

Jul 24, 2008 | Continued
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Communist Party Disputes Russian Election Results

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation will appeal to the country’s Supreme Court in an effort to annul the results of December 2007 Parliamentary elections.

May 22, 2008 | Continued
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EU Parliament Condemns Kremlin’s Strong-Arm Politics

The European Parliament has enacted a new resolution on Russia which deplores the strong-arm politics of the Kremlin, and deplores problems with the March 2nd presidential election.

Mar 17, 2008 | Continued
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Evidence of Vote Rigging Mounts

The Golos Association, a Russian NGO dedicated to protecting voter rights, has documented a series of violations taking place during the March 2nd presidential election.

Mar 2, 2008 | Continued
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Russia Has Enough Electoral Monitors – Churov

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission has reiterated that electoral monitors will be on hand to observe many regions, even as nearly every international delegation has withdrawn its teams.

Feb 27, 2008 | Continued
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Russian University Closed Over Electoral Monitoring Course

A top Russian University has been shut by Russian authorities for claims that its buildings pose a “fire risk”. University staff believe the real reason for its closure is an electoral monitoring program offered at the school.

Feb 12, 2008 | Continued
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Watchdog Group Refuses to Monitor Russian Election

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will not send electoral monitors to Russia’s March 2nd presidential election. The group cited “severe restrictions” from Moscow as its reason.

Feb 7, 2008 | Continued