Voronezh Election Commission Secures Prosecution for Call to Vote against Putin

posted 21 Feb 2012, 01:42 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Feb 2012, 01:43 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 13/02/12 

· Electoral rights  · Voronezh region 

The Voronezh region Election Commission has asked the police Centre for Combating Extremism (‘Centre E’) to take measures against one of the organizers of the rallies held on 10, 24 December and 4 February. The Election Commission asked ‘Centre E’ to stop the ‘unlawful election campaigning’ by 22-year-old Nina Belyaeva in social media and establish her ‘sources of funding’. 

The lawyer Olga Gnezdilova is representing the civic activist on behalf of Agora Human Rights Association. [Read more]