About 200 journalists and bloggers took part in "Elections-2018" public press center
UFA, 19 March 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Daria Petrova/.
On March 18, 2018, a public press center "Elections-2018" was opened in Ufa simultaneously with the polling stations for the presidential elections in Russia. During the day, journalists, bloggers, opinion leaders, members of public organizations, political scientists and experts, representatives of election headquarters followed the voting process 24 hours a day.
Briefings were held in the press center during the day: media representatives were told about the organization of voting for disabled voters, train passengers and air passengers, elections in medical institutions, pre-trial detention centers, remote settlements. After lunch, representatives of the pre-election headquarters of almost all the candidates for the President of Russia responded to journalists' questions. Also, a transfer was organized to the Central Election Commission of Bashkortostan, live broadcasts from the CEC of the Republic of Bashkortostan and polling stations in the cities and districts of the republic.
Read more about the press center’s operation in the special project of the Bashinform News Agency.