The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev said that people from which taken and repaid a criminal record can participate in the elections, but noted that it could “create tension”.
MOSCOW, 15 Oct. The participation in elections of a person with previous conviction from a legal standpoint, but it will create tension, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
“There are legislative criteria relating to criminal convictions. The person charged and repaid a criminal record, from a legal point of view. But from a legal point of view. But there are moral things that people can be judged quite differently when deciding for whom to vote. We all want to win. Yes, legal claims to the person from whom the fact was, no no. The state considers it to be absolutely reinstated. But people will be treated? We understand that this will create tension,” Medvedev said at a meeting of the Supreme and General councils of United Russia.
He added that in this regard there is an ethical moment, which party has the right to deliver, although it is a kind of high standards to the candidates. In terms of foreign assets, the Prime Minister said that during the election campaign do not need to give any chances to his opponents to make accusations.