Public observers are asking the CEC to deal with the publication of an article about Sobchak


MOSCOW, February 20. /TASS/. A network of public observers “national public monitoring” (NOM) requested the CEC to deal with the publication of an article and photographs in the media of the candidate in presidents of Russia from party “the Civil initiative” Ksenia Sobchak. The relevant document is at the disposal of TASS.

As noted in the complaint filed to the CEC, propaganda material appeared on the website of Tatler magazine, on the cover of the March issue which the closeup is a picture of Sobchak. In the announcement of the exit of this room indicated that the photographic material and an article made in the genre of “Meeting with voters”.

According to the law, information about the size and other conditions of payment of airtime, print space and services on placement of promotional materials in online publications should be published in mass media not later than 30 days from the date of official publication of the election of the President of the Russian Federation. Information about the date and source of publication, information about registration number and date of issuance of the certificate of registration of mass media with notification of willingness to provide registered candidates placing their materials in the same term must be submitted to the CEC or the regional electoral Commission.

However, as explained TASS the Federal coordinator MR., co-Chairman of movement “Russia chooses” Elena Bavchenkova magazine “these requirements are not fulfilled”. “The magazine has not published information on the size and other conditions for placement of propaganda materials, and no payment information materials from the election Fund of a candidate,” said Bavchenkova.

Representative MR. said that neither she nor her colleagues this information in the public domain not found. “We believe that this is a gross violation of the rules of election campaign,” she said.

Presidential elections will be held on 18 March.

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