Press-release:

26 февраля 2008 г.

On February 28, 2008, at 12.00, in the “Rosbalt” Informational agency GOLOS Association together with Transparency International-Russia will hold a press-conference:

Long-term election monitoring of the 2008 Presidential campaign: mechanisms and findings”

Representatives of Association “In defense of voters’ rights” GOLOS will present Association’s 2nd Statement on Findings of Election Monitoring during the period of political agitation and present preliminary findings of media monitoring.

Center of Anti-Corruption Research and Initiatives “Transparency International Russia” will present preliminary results of monitoring the use of public resources. In particular, findings of TV monitoring.

The participants of the press-conference will answer questions from the media.

Participants:

Elena Panfilova, Transparency International-Russia, Director

Lilia Snibanova, GOLOS Association, Executive Director

Alexandr Kynev, GOLOS Association, Expert

Victor Vahshtain, GOLOS Association, Expert

The Press-Conference will take place in IA “Rosbalt” Moscow Office, located on Skaternyi per. 4/2, building 1.

Contact information:

Marina Dashenkova, Press-secretary, GOLOS Association; press@golos.org

Tetyana Bodanova, “Transparent Elections” Project manager, GOLOS Association; Tatiana@golos.org

Tel.: (495) 917–90–91, 917–98–64