MOSCOW, June 27. /TASS/. The court is scheduled for July 2, consideration of the merits of the claim of the leader of the Moscow branch of the “Yabloko” Sergei Mitrokhin to the Bureau of the party, which canceled its nomination for the mayoral election in Moscow, and suspended the decision of the Bureau. About this said on Wednesday, TASS, the lawyer of the plaintiff Ilya Gutikov.
“The decision of the Bureau of the party on cancellation of the nomination Mitrokhin suspended by a court,” he said.
The presiding judge announced that the hearing on the merits will take place on 2 July. In addition, the court brought in as a defendant and the party “Yabloko”.
“The court’s determination on interim measures taken, but we believe that in any way the status of the Mitrokhin has not changed. I believe he is not a candidate,” said TASS Deputy Chairman of Yabloko Nikolai Rybakov.
The conflict in “the Apple”
On 22 June, the majority of the delegates of the conference of the Moscow branch of party “the Apple” voted for the nomination of the candidate in mayors of Moscow, Chairman of the Moscow branch Sergey Mitrokhin. However, the party pointed out that in accordance with the Charter of the candidates for the elections of heads of subjects of the Russian Federation puts forward the regional office by decision of the conference or General meeting only from among the persons previously agreed Bureau of the party or Executive Committee Bureau. For the General meeting the Bureau agreed on two candidates – the head of the municipal district “Gagarin” Elena Rusakova and Mitrokhin, and to the conference of the Moscow branch of the Executive Bureau of the party proposed the candidacy Rusakova. General meeting of the branch fell on 20 June due to lack of quorum and the conference candidacy Rusakova has not received the required number of votes of the delegates for the nomination.
Mitrokhin 23 Jun told TASS that he had filed in the Moscow city election Commission documents for the nomination for mayor of the city, this information to the Agency confirmed a member of the Commission Dmitry Reut. On 25 June, the Bureau of the “Yabloko” has cancelled the decision of the conference of the Moscow branch of the party on the nomination Mitrokhin, putting the number of violations, including for inclusion in the ballot of candidates Mitrokhin contrary to the decision of the Executive Committee of the Bureau.
On 26 June, the Bureau of the party adopted a resolution according to which is planned for 27 June, the conference of the Moscow branch may nominate a candidate for mayor only Rusakova. “Apple” is also officially informed the Moscow city election Commission about the decision of the Federal Bureau overturned the decision of the conference on the nomination of Mitrokhin.
On the same day, Mitrokhin filed a lawsuit, citing the fact that the Bureau of the party violated the Charter. He demanded to cancel the decision of the Bureau, terminated the decision of the conference of the Moscow branch of his nomination for mayor of Moscow.
The head of Mothersurname Valentin Gorbunov told journalists that the Commission will consider the question of the legitimacy of Mitrokhin’s participation in the campaign at the stage of submission of documents for registration of claims at the same put them in the nomination package of documents from the electoral Commission no.
In turn, the Fishermen stated that the claim Mitrokhin to the party cause her “political damage”. The essence of the statement Rybakov is that the Charter party provides that “in making governing body of the structural unit of the party decisions, causing political damage to the party, the activities of this governing body or the Chairman of the structural unit of the party may be suspended”.
In addition, the Fishermen said that the fate of the Mitrokhin will decide the Congress party. According to the Chairman of the party, “Mitrokhin, member of the political Committee elected by the Congress, and the question of his expulsion from the party can only be decided by the Congress.” The party Congress to be held in December 2019.
Elections of the mayor of Moscow will pass in the uniform voting day on 9 September.