Matvienko: Russia is steadily moving towards a transparent and democratic electoral system

MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko expressed the opinion that Russia is moving steadily towards a democratic and transparent electoral system.

During a press conference on Thursday at the end of the spring session of Parliament, Matviyenko said that the most important political event of the spring was the election of the President of Russia. According to her, “it was the most transparent, the most open election campaign, which was the minimum number of complaints for any violations of the electoral legislation”.

“It also suggests that the laws that we have adopted for the improvement of electoral legislation, work, provide results, and we are confidently moving towards a democratic, transparent, understandable and accepted by the people of the electoral system,” she said.