The CEC agreed with the Russian space Agency on cooperation in the reporting of presidential elections


MOSCOW, February 14. /TASS./ The Central election Commission of Russia and the state Corporation “Rosatom” have signed on Wednesday the agreement on cooperation in the issues of informing citizens about the elections of the President of the Russian Federation. According to the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova, the holding of elections is tantamount to manned space flight.

The agreement “about cooperation on the issues of informing citizens about the elections of the President of Russia on March 18,” signed by the CEC Chairman, CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova and the General Director of state Corporation “Rosatom” Igor Komarov.

Pamfilova noted that the interaction of the CEC and the Russian space Agency should not surprise anyone. “To hold elections – as in space to fly, I have a feeling, at least,” she said.

The CEC head stressed that in the structures of Roscosmos works “a huge army of people.” “This is a very mobile and active people, have the civil activity, and our astronauts asking how to vote. The new mechanism of “mobile voters” really applied to many employees who travel frequently, and our goal is to inform, to tell about those additional opportunities,” – said the CEC head.

Previously about similar cooperation, the CEC agreed with the “Mail of Russia”, pharmaceutical company “PROTEK”, the chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, the Russian youth Union, Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs, Federal Agency for tourism.

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