The leader of “progress Party” Alexei Navalny demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the head of the CEC of Ella Pamfilova as to prevent and eliminated by the Ministry of justice the party for the elections. The requirement extends to other people who are in a similar situation with Navalny: in particular, Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
The politician said that the elections should consist of three stages: admission of parties and candidates with equal campaigning opportunities and fair counting of votes. Yet, in his opinion, the government promises only the third stage, which in itself is questionable.
To fulfill the first two conditions Navalny demands to register his “Party of progress”, which has the greatest level of support among the democratic parties, even to mention it in the official media simply forbidden”.
Read the argument between the leaders of the Parnas.
The politician also seeks admission to the election itself, which is now impossible because of a conviction in the case of Kirovec”. He reminds that the Constitution is no such prohibition, and proposes to consider it as written in the basic law, the document of direct action. In the same situation as he is, reminds Navalny, Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Navalny says “formal and political requirements”: Prime Minister Medvedev to cancel the decision of the Ministry of justice on the elimination of the “Party of progress”, and the CEC must agree to allow him and other candidates with a criminal record to the election.
Read as deprived of the right to elect the head of the St. Petersburg Parnassus.
At the end of his address he says he does not believe in the possibility of effective competition in the elections Yabloko and Parnas, as their support level will not allow them to go into the Duma.
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