International Institute for Monitoring Democratic and Parliamentary Process
The IPA CIS observers continue their long-term monitoring mission at the presidential elections in the Russian Federation.
Deputy Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council, Plenipotentiary Representative of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askhat Nuskabaj visited the Novgorod region and met with Chair of the Election Commission of the Novgorod region Tatiana Lebedeva, First Deputy Governor of the Novgorod region – Head of the Governor’s Office of the Novgorod region Segrey Sorokin, as well as the representatives of the Civic Chamber of the Novgorod region.
The observer of the IPA CIS visited campaign offices of the two presidential candidates Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zhirinovsky where he was told about the ongoing work and participation of the candidates’ representatives in the Election Commissions.
Based on the information received, Askhat Nuskabaj concluded that the preparation for the elections was carried out at a high level in accordance with the plan approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
- 19 march 2018 Final press conference of the CIS Observer Mission took place in Moscow
- 17 march 2018 IPA CIS observers held several meetings in Moscow during short-term monitoring of the presidential elections in the Russian Federation
- 17 march 2018 IPA CIS observers discussed the plans of work during the presidential elections in the Russian Federation