United Russia met with OSCE observers n Bashkortostan
UFA, 22 February 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Galiya Nabieva/.
The Head of the Regional Executive Committee of United Russia party Ruslan Gizatullin and his first deputy Svetlana Chertoroyeva met with long-term OSCE observers. Eric Werner and Natasha Tsullino have a mission to oversee the presidential elections in Russia. They have been in Bashkortostan for a week already. During this time, observers managed to visit election commissions in the cities of Ufa, Salavat and Sterlitamak, met with representatives of various political parties.
The missionaries noted that in general, Russia has changed a lot over the past 15-20 years. The guests promised that they would definitely go to the game of HC Salavat Yulaev with HC Ak Bars on March 1, as in their countries hockey is also very developed, and they like watching a good game.
Ruslan Gizatullin told them about the Regional Office of United Russia, guests were interested in the size of the party, the gender balance of its members, a primary branches system, and the general political situation in the republic.
Eric Werner stressed that their actions were as transparent as possible. They fill out their report at the polling stations with special pens. The technology allows online transmission of recorded information, so it's impossible to correct anything after that.