Golos: Main News of the Week 18-24 December 2017

posted 24 Dec 2017, 13:25 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 24 Dec 2017, 13:32 ]

22 December 2017 

Source: Golos 

Golos on the elections

Golos is giving away special T-shirts! To show our thanks for donations in excess of 1,500 roubles, we shall make a gift in return. We hope that the serious look of our logo on the T-shirt will stop people wanting to falsify elections.

In the elections that took place last Sunday there was an extraordinary situation in Nenets autonomous district where it was ruled that the winner of the elections was the person who had registered first as a candidate, because two candidates each had exactly the same number of votes.

Elections in the News

The Central Electoral Commission announced the start of the 2018 presidential election campaign - Golos

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will send 500 observers to the Russian presidential elections — Golos

In Rostov-on-Don a United Centre for Public Election Monitoring has been opened - Golos

Members of the Presidential Human Rights Council visited the United Centre for Election Monitoring in Rostov region — Golos

The authorities in Kostroma decided to combine the presidential elections with voting on the maintenance of city parks— 7х7

The Central Electoral Commission sent head of the Investigative Committee Bastrykin a declaration on the falsification of the State Duma election results in Mytishchy — Interfax


Six parties support the candidacy of Putin for a new term as president — Dozhd

Can blockchain technology be used in the presidential elections? — Kommersant

Navalny has decided to put forward his candidacy for president in 20 cities — Vedomosti

Our bloggers

IT expert Andrei Nesterov has analyzed the membership of the Moscow territorial electoral commissions and reached very interesting conclusions.

Golos’ experts share their impressions about the session of the Central Electoral Commission. Grigory Melkonyants points out the pros and cons of the system of video monitoring that will be used in the presidential elections.

Arkady Liubarev has examined how residents of an old people’s home voted in an election in Klin, Moscow region, and how officials reacted to news of obvious violations.

The elections in Klin were also monitored by Dmitry Zvorykin, an activist from the Sonar movement. In his opinion, the work of the electoral commission in his voting district can be considered a complete failure.

Anna Bochilo explains why the investigation into the unusual early voting in Barnaul is taking place so slowly.