In Nizhny Novgorod opened a criminal case on the fact of falsification of the elections on September 18. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to investigative management of SK across the region.
It is reported that the case was initiated on articles 142.1 (“Falsification of results of voting”) and 142 (“Falsification of selective documents”) the criminal code of the Russian Federation. “The case is being investigated by the investigative Department at the Avtozavodsky district of Nizhny Novgorod. Accusation is not brought against anyone yet”, – said the representative of the SU TFR in the Nizhny Novgorod region Julia Sklyarov.
The prima facie case was a video that appeared on the Network on election day. It was made at the site N2211 Nizhny Novgorod. The footage can be seen as presumably one of the members of the electoral Commission puts in a ballot box a stack of papers. In the interests of any candidates and parties have been thrown ballots, is not known. According to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the violation complained of Nizhny Novgorod branch of “United Russia”. The CEC head Ella Pamfilova said earlier that the results of the elections in this area were recognized invalid.
We will remind, elections in Russia were held in a single voting day on September 18. After the elections, United Russia got a constitutional majority in the lower chamber of new convocation. In the Nizhny Novgorod region, in addition to the elections to the state Duma of the Russian Federation, elections of deputies of regional Legislative Assembly and a number of municipal elections.
Immediately after the elections, the movement “Golos” reported on a large number of violations were reported ballot box stuffing at the polling stations of Moscow, the Rostov region, Moscow region, Stavropol territory, Voronezh region, Bashkortostan, Samara region, Kostroma region, Republic of Tatarstan, Krasnoyarsk region, Ryazan region, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad region, Saratov region, Chelyabinsk region, the Republic of Dagestan.
About numerous violations told the reporters of Reuters.
September 21, the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova announcedthat the results of the elections to the Duma were abolished in nine polling stations in Adygea, Dagestan, Mordovia Republic in St. Petersburg as well as in Belgorod, Nizhny Novgorod and Rostov regions.
In Rostov-on-don on the fact of ballot stuffing by election Commission member with a criminal case. Accusations of ballot rigging and stuffing of ballot papers presented to the Chairman of the precinct election Commission N1958 Proletarian district of Rostov-on-don, Secretary and one member of the Commission.
Another criminal case was initiated against the Chairman of the precinct election Commission in the Belgorod region for ballot stuffing. The results of the elections in this area were also cancelled.