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Latest News - #Maxim Grigoryev (Director of the Foundation for the study of democracy)

In the OP assessed the practice of multi-day voting

The voting system in the course of a week in a pandemic is justified, however, in future this practice should be examined in detail before using again, told RIA Novosti the head of the working group of the RF Public chamber on public control over the voting Maxim Grigoriev.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation Andrei Klishas told RIA Novosti that the Federation Council will discuss with CEC and the Public chamber, the possibility of extending the vote for several days to the polls.

In the OP reported the hacker attack on the website monitoring the voting

The official website of the Public chamber of Russia website and the OP of the Russian Federation concerning public observation of the vote was under attack, it was an attempt to disrupt the work of public monitoring of the voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, reported in the OP of the Russian Federation, however, the resources continue, said the head of the working group of public chamber on public control over the voting Maxim Grigoriev.

"The official website of the Public chamber of Russia website and the OP of the Russian Federation concerning public observation of the vote was under attack.... Obviously this is an attempt to disrupt information support of the campaign for public monitoring of the national vote," he told reporters in the OP of the Russian Federation.

In the OP commented on reports of coercion to vote

At the moment, known to only a few cases with evidence of coercion to vote on constitutional amendments, said the head of the working group of the RF Public chamber on public control over the voting Maxim Grigoriev.

"Actually at the moment known to only a few cases where there are signs that are scanned for signs of coercion to vote", - said Grigoriev on the briefing.

In the OP assessed the justification for multi-day voting

Multi-day voting has fully justified itself, it is comfortable and safe for the citizens, said the head of the working group of the RF Public chamber on public control over the voting Maxim Grigoriev.

"Seven days is just a General vote. But we can already say that multi-day voting was proved. It is convenient for citizens. Most importantly, managed what was meant by the election commissions, i.e., dilution flow, no crowding, distributed people. We see almost all performed exemplary," said Gregory in a press briefing.

In the OP told about the fakes about the vote on the amendments to the Constitution

The head of the working group of Public chamber on public control over the national ballot for amendments to the Constitution Maxim Grigoriev told about the sensational false reports about the vote, including about supposedly "washable" pens in Dagestan.

In total, according to Grigorieva, national center OP of the Russian Federation received more than 8.5 thousands of messages from observers, most are informative about the situation in the areas.

In the working group told about the observation of the vote on the amendments

5-6 observers will be used at each polling station during a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution, the head of the working group monitoring the vote Maxim Grigoriev.

A nationwide vote on constitutional amendments scheduled for 1 July, but will actually go in for seven days from 25 June to 1 July. The first six days in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region will go to electronic voting. For all citizens, in addition to traditional sites, will be created point to vote in the open air.