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People will be bringing flowers to the Central Electoral Commission in memory of the deceased fair elections for the whole day on December 4

Press Release

December 3, 2012

YABLOKO leader Sergei Mitrokhin proposed to commemorate the death day of the most important democratic procedure fair elections on the one-year anniversary of the parliamentary elections of 2011.

December 4 marks a mournful date. A year ago our country suffered a terrible loss: elections to the State Duma which took place on this day hammered the last nail in the coffin of fair elections, Mitrokhin wrote in his blog.

On this sad anniversary of the death of this most important democratic procedure Mitrokhin invited everyone to honour the memory of the deceased and bring white carnations to the main entrance of the Central Electoral Commission office.

On Friday Sergei Mitrokhin posted in his blog an open letter to the Coordination Council of the opposition and asked the Coordination Council to follow his example and bring flowers to the Central Electoral Commission.

The action will last all day long. YABLOKO activists will lay flowers from 11 a.m. (address: Cherkassky per., 9, Moscow), and Mitrokhin will lay flowers at 12.

It is also recommended to lay flowers individually not in groups so that to avoid any problems with the police.

If access to the main entrance is blocked, the flowers can be left anywhere by the Central Electoral Commission office.

The Tula regional branch of YABLOKO also calls on all supporters of fair elections bring white carnations to the 6th entrance of the Government of Tula Region office, where the Electoral Commission of the Tula region is located. The action will be held on December 4, from 12:00 to 13:00.

The Vladimir branch of the YABLOKO party will lay flowers to the office of the Oktyabrsky District Administration in Vladimir on December 4. The territorial electoral commission is located in this building. On December 4, 2011, this commission adopted and counted six thousand fraudulent votes from the "Ladoga" resort complex. All the votes were cast for the ruling United Russia party.


See also:

State Duma Elections 2011

Sergei Mitrokhin: December 4 marks commemoration of fair elections. Sergei Mitrokhins blog at the Ekho Moskvi Radio Station web-site, November 28, 2012



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