Human Rights Council Calls for Action over Astrakhan Elections

posted 28 Mar 2012, 07:43 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 28 Mar 2012, 07:43 ]
Source: (info), 27/03/12 

· Electoral rights  · Astrakhan region 

The Presidential Council on Civil Society & Human Rights has called on all branches of government, the Central Elections Commission and the General Prosecutor’s Office to sort out the situation that has arisen in Astrakhan as a result of the mayoral elections. 

Voting took place on 4 March and was accompanied, according to members of the opposition, by mass electoral fraud that significantly distorted the election results. [Read more]