Putin has told, how they live, the members of the CEC during elections

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin has told, how they live, the members of the CEC during elections© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The members of the CEC during election campaigns are always «under the lights», that is, live in «glass houses», because their every movement closely, so they have a special responsibility, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a solemn event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the electoral system of the Russian Federation.

«Once again I want to congratulate you on the 25th anniversary of the electoral system. I know, I see, Ella Aleksandrovna (Pamfilova — ed.) talked with other colleagues who are heads of the Central electoral Commission, what a burden you bear in the course of election campaigns. Never seen happy with the results — there are always disputes, and disputes often are very very sharp, you are always under the spotlight and in this period of time is live, that is, in a glass house, every movement of your watch, analyze», — Putin said, closing the meeting in the Kremlin.

Putin said the staff of the Central election Commission that understands what it’s like to live in a glass house pic.twitter.com/j4XVWarKCW

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«It’s a difficult story, I understand, on your shoulders a special responsibility, a particular task, but from the quality of your work depends on the stability of state power, because only when the citizens trust the formation of institutions, we can expect that they will support that power ultimately is in the interests of all our citizens and Russian society, in the interests of strengthening Russian statehood,» the President added.

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