Press-conference announcement: “Electoral campaign at the finish line: peculiarities of the political agitation and the use of administrative resource.”

25 ноября 2007 г.

PRESS-RELEASE

On 28th of November, 2007, at 2 pm in the informational agency “Rosbalt” “GOLOS” Association and Transparency International-Russia will hold a joint press-conference on the results of election monitoring:

“Electoral campaign at the finish line: peculiarities of the political agitation and the use of administrative resource.”

Press-conference announcement: “Electoral campaign at the finish line: peculiarities of the political agitation and the use of administrative resource.”

PRESS-RELEASE

On 28th of November, 2007, at 2 pm in the informational agency “Rosbalt” “GOLOS” Association and Transparency International-Russia will hold a joint press-conference on the results of election monitoring:

“Electoral campaign at the finish line: peculiarities of the political agitation and the use of administrative resource.”

The participants of the press-conference will present results of monitoring the State Duma electoral campaign in November, share findings of media monitoring, and assess major tendencies of the electoral campaign’s final stage.

Representatives of “GOLOS” Association will answer questions related to the contents of their third Election Observation Report on findings of long-term election observation.

The main attention will be given to the following issues of the campaign period:

- abuse of the administrative resource;
– most common violations of the Election law;

Experts will provide their comments on the result of public election monitoring of the campaign and will answer journalists’ questions.

Participants:

- Elena Panfilova, Center for Anti-Corruption Research and Initiative “Transparency International-Russia” Director;
– Lilia Shibanova, Association of Non-profit Organizations “In defense of voters’ rights “GOLOS” Executive Director;
– Andrei Buzin, “GOLOS” expert, Inter-regional Union of Voters Chairman;
– Aleksandr Kynev, “GOLOS” expert, “Foundation for Informational Policy” Regional development programs Coordinator;

The press-conference will take place in the NEW OFFICE of the IA “Roslbalt”: Moscow, Skatertnyi per., 4/2, building 1.

For the accreditation of journalists, please call: (495) 290–13–75, (495) 290–16–38, (495) 290–07–16 (ext. 245); e-mail: info@rosbalt.org

2007–11–26, upd.: 2007–11–26 18:04:06