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Elections observers’ ethics code presented in Pskov

24 August 2016

On 22 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov and Chairman of the Pskov Electoral Commission Nikolai Tsvetkov presented the Ethics Code of Election Observers.

The document was developed with due regard to recent amendments to the federal legislation on elections which newly defined the status, rights, obligations and responsibility of the observers appointed by members of the electoral process.

The Code intends to increase operational efficiency of observers and improve their cooperation with the members of electoral commissions concerning the provision of proper conditions for holding elections in places of voting.

Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region

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