Videos from the polling stations on the election of 2018 will be stored for three months

© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Hinakura in fotosencibilization at the polling station. 10 Sep 2017Videos from the polling stations on the election of 2018 will be stored for three months© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Highacidity the image Bank

Videos from the polling stations in the presidential election in 2018 is assumed to store three months after polling day, said Deputy Minister of Telecom and mass communications, chief designer gas «Elections» Oleg Pak.

During the round table in the CEC of Russia on the results of the single voting day, he said that the Ministry will provide live video from the polling stations in the presidential elections next year. The representative reminded the authorities that the broadcast will be organized in all regions by approximately 40 thousands of polling stations, potentially vote more than 80% of the country’s voters.

«Storing videos within three months,» said Pak.

From the sites will be online broadcast on the Internet that will allow anyone to monitor the voting process. Moreover, it is planned to organize the video wall by the CEC, which also will be broadcast the picture from the site.

The head of the CEC of the Russian Federation, Ella Pamfilova, in turn, noted that the specific periods of storage of a video recording being discussed, and sought clarification on the validity of the period of three months.

«Our colleagues say that it is very expensive, critics say that it is absolutely untenable — we have all the technology, at least for a year could be stored,» said she.

Deputy Minister said that the increase in storage time does increase the cost of the whole of the video.

«And you know that we have a hard discussion with the Ministry of Finance for almost every ruble allocated to the appropriate task. According to our estimates, every month is a plus 10-15 million. We now proceeded from those grounds which gave. If period to increase, we need to request additional resources and coordinate it all further with the Ministry of Finance,» added Pak.

Earlier it was reported that the presidential elections of 2018 are planning to organize video monitoring at polling stations, where potentially unable to vote for about 80% of voters. As reported, Deputy head of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev, video cameras expect to equip all polling stations in provincial and district centers and large settlements at the municipal level. The costs of organizing such surveillance will amount to 3 billion rubles, he said.