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The HRC asked the CEC to limit campaigning at polling stations

Regional interim working group of the HRC to monitor the voting in Moscow appealed to the CEC with a request to restrict the information and agitation at polling stations, said the coordinator of the group, Igor Borisov.

A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation will be held on 1 July. To participate in the distance learning format of voting can the residents of two pilot regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. Electronic voting will be held from 25 to 30 June.

"The Central election Commission sent the appeal, which is more perfect order in the polling. It is what drew the attention of my colleagues to allow voters to make their choice without any pressure. First of all, we say that the term "propaganda", but there are "informational approval"... We fear that this right could be abused - that is, we are not regulated by agitation, allowed to inform", - told RIA Novosti Borisov.

According to him, there are fears that pressure from the supporters vote for the amendment, and his opponents will flow into the land and penetrate even in the polling booths within a broad awareness of the vote.

As explained in the press service of the group to avoid the media pressure on voters, the working group members propose to set a limit on carrying out campaigns on polling stations and submit them at a distance not less than 50 meters from the building in which the polling station.