Rus News Journal

In Russia has come day of silence

With 00. 00 Moscow time in Russia has come so-called day of silence . It means that today all political parties are obliged to stop pre-election campaign.
in all territory of the Russian Federation distribution of any propaganda materials, including placed in printing mass-media and made is forbidden in advance. The interdiction concerns also to the evident propaganda located more close of 50 metres to polling districts.
the interdiction for publication of results of the polls, concerning elections of deputies of the State Duma has the day before come into force. As the head of the Central election committee (Central Electoral Committee) Vladimir Churov, " has declared; now such polls should appear in mass-media after 21:00 Moscow time on December, 2nd . V.Churov has specified that the given norm operates including for the Internet - resources.
the Head of department of the information and public relations of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs of Moscow Victor Birjukov has declared that the Moscow militia will stop any attempts of carrying out of pre-election campaign in capital. It has expressed hope that the management of pre-election staffs of candidates responsibly will approach to execution of the law and will not admit offences.
also V.Birjukov has informed that safety during elections on December, 2nd 2007. In Moscow will provide more than 20 thousand employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and military men of internal troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
with a view of safety the strengthened patrol service will bear on polling districts, at metro stations, in places of a mass congestion of people. In the election day in capital passport control and motor transport check will be strengthened.