Violations during the General election day is not uncommon for Russia. Here and this year is no exception. Observers recorded the election “carousel” and massive ballot box stuffing. However, there are new fraud schemes.
The method of fraud employed in Rostov-on-don, has called them “the wall”: while two members of the Commission cover the review of the third thrusts at the ballot box a stack of papers. However, in the hall voting was another camera on the side.
The scandal erupted in the Altai region. In the morning, the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova even threatened with criminal cases and cancellation of the elections in the region. Internet was posted the video, which was recorded the detention of a group of karuselschikov”. As it turned out, one of the activists of the “Fair Russia” pre-infiltrated the group, entrusted with the “mission” of election fraud. At the crucial moment called the police to have the intruders arrested. The time of arrest was recorded on video tape. In Barnaul allegedly used the following scheme: in the passport of a group of persons were glued special label, which informed members of the electoral Commission about the need to give their ballots to other persons: the elderly, who are unlikely to come to vote, or already dead. The Chairman of krajizbirkoma Iryna Akimova has said that movies about vote rigging posted on the Internet, is fake. “All this information is transmitted to the Central apparatus of the interior Ministry. In place of the Ministry of interior is doing,” said Ella Pamfilova.
Under scrutiny in this day was and the Rostov region, where the hapless counterfeiters also took video. At polling station # 1958 in Rostov-on-don was recorded massive ballot box stuffing. Member of the Commission, taking advantage of a small turnout thrown in the trash pile of papers. In this moment from the prying eyes of her closed three colleagues lined up to the ballot box, the Network has already been nicknamed “the wall”. Video of the violations posted on the Internet. The Chairman of local election Committee Sergey Yusov said that there is no absolute certainty that this stuffing, but just in case decided to seal and set aside tainted the ballot box. The same falsified the painting was recorded in Dagestan. And in Kukmorsky district of the Republic of Tatarstan member of the party PARNAS was seen a bundle already filled with ballots for United Russia. The accuracy of the information check the CEC.
In the Stavropol region, few serious violations were recorded in Nevinnomyssk. At the polling station police officers were detained candidates Ivan Kolesnikov and Olga Zaruba, as well as four observers. According to the custodians of law and order, the nominees were printed agitation materials: posters, flyers, banners. However, upon examination of the car militiamen found nothing.
At a polling station in the administrative centre of the region, the observers noticed that the same faces come to vote several times, with statistics on attendance of observers and election commissions varies in the tens of votes.
On election day, several elderly voters have died on the plots. A tragic event happened in the Kalinin district of St. Petersburg, where, having given their vote for the candidate who died, 73-year-old woman, as well as in Komsomolsk-on-Amur pensioner has died before he could cast his ballot in the ballot box. The lifeless body of a man was also found on a bench near one polling station in Belgorod.