Former members of the Central election Commission (CEC) of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR) have complained of layoffs and threats that began to receive them before the scheduled September election of the heads of legislative bodies. Their claim they presented to the Russian authorities. It is reported by RBC with reference to the part of the Commission Lyudmila Cherechukin. This information was confirmed by several of her colleagues and former head of the Central electoral Commission Alexander Shubin.
Complaints were sent to the head of the Russian presidential administration Anton Vaino, and the Chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin. The authors of the appeal point out that the members of the Republic’s administration of seeking to “decapitate” the LC before the election.
Shubin said that at the end of June he was informed about the dismissal in connection with loss of trust. After he refused to sign the documents came to him several armed men and forced border crossing, identity, and the seal of the Central election Commission, and then taken outside and were forbidden to return to work.
“Several deputies said that they were approached by an unknown represented by a member of the MGB, and recommended to vote “for” avoiding negative consequences”, — said the Deputy Chairman of the CEC LNR Paul Suprunov and added that he was soon fired the remaining members of the CEC. Currently the Commission is headed by Elena Kravchenko, who was a member of the national Council.
Sent to the Kremlin, the document was forwarded to the foreign Ministry. They responded that the information is noted. “Please be informed that you expressed concerns and considerations regarding the competence of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia, taken note of,” — said in the Department office for CIS countries. In the UK confirmed the fact of receipt of the complaint, but stressed that the competence of the investigators “is not responsible for verifying the legality and validity of decisions taken by public authorities and local governments of foreign States”.
In the fall of 2017 in the Republic completely changed direction. Igor Plotnitsky, who held the post of head LNR, resigned for health reasons. He was replaced by Leonid beekeeper who promised to continue the former policy.
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