Pamfilova called pointless attempts to put public pressure on the CEC

MOSCOW, December 20. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Central election Commission of Russia Ella Pamfilova called meaningless any form of public pressure on her and other members of the Commission and stated that in the decisions it relies on the Constitution, laws and their principles of life. So the head of the CEC commented on the appeal of the former head of “YUKOS” Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who called on the CEC to deny registration in the election of President Vladimir Putin.

“I’m not afraid to take responsibility for their decisions nor before the court of history, nor to anyone else, because it relied on the Constitution, the law, their life principles and beliefs. All the various forms of public pressure on me and my colleagues at the CEC are senseless”, – quotes the comment Pamfilova website of RBC.

The current head of state Vladimir Putin will run for President as the independent candidate. A group of voters in support of his self-promotion will be December 26. To register for elections, the candidate independent candidate needs to collect 300 thousand signatures of voters.

Presidential elections will be held March 18.