Moskalkova has been asked to take action on the situation with ballots in Ulan-Ude

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The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova demanded decisive action from law enforcement agencies on the situation filled with ballots in Ulan-Ude.

Investigators opened a criminal case against Deputy Chairman of a precinct electoral commissions in Ulan-Ude who is suspected of forgery of ballot papers, according to the website SUCK Russia in Buryatia. According to investigators, on 9 September on the day of voting, the suspect intentionally to distort the results of elections of deputies of the national Hural of Buryatiya has made 50 ballots about the mark for one of the candidates, and made 45 of ballots marker for one of the political parties. Then he put the papers in the safe Deposit box for further inclusion in the Protocol of counting of votes.

«Was, in my opinion, an unprecedented case when in the detention center of Ulan-Ude was discovered completed ballots. This, of course, is a gross violation of the electoral law. Require the most resolute response on the part of law enforcement,» — said Moskalkova to the CEC on Sunday.

This year in the single voting day September 9, held direct elections of heads 22 regions of Russia, deputies of legislative bodies of the 16 subjects of the Russian Federation, as well as numerous campaigns for elections to the local authorities. Only a single day of voting this year was appointed about 5 thousand of election campaigns of different levels. Elect the heads of the four capitals of subjects of the Russian Federation — Yakutsk, Abakan, Khabarovsk and Tomsk. Also receive additional state Duma elections in seven single-member districts in six regions, since the relevant parliamentary seats became vacant earlier.

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