Sistema reports arrest of its stakes in MTS, Medsi, BES as part of dispute with RosneftBusiness & Economy June 26, 20:58
Russian submarine successfully test-fires Bulava intercontinental missileMilitary & Defense June 26, 19:20
Rosneft and RBC reach friendly settlement on defamation lawsuitBusiness & Economy June 26, 18:50
Number of centers issuing FAN IDs to be increased ahead of FIFA Confederations Cup FinalSport June 26, 18:33
News about anti-doping probe against Russian football team players is fake — executiveSport June 26, 18:25
Putin refers to State Duma Council of Europe convention against financing terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 18:15
Russia to lay down 2 diesel-electric submarines for Pacific Fleet in JulyMilitary & Defense June 26, 18:07
Russia’s Khramtsov wins first gold at 2017 World Taekwondo ChampionshipsSport June 26, 18:03
Russian Navy to get four frigates by 2020Military & Defense June 26, 17:41
BISHKEK, October 30 (Itar-Tass) —— All is quiet in Kyrgyzstan, which is electing its next president on Sunday, Kyrgyz Interior Minister Zarylbek Rysaliyev said.
“There have been no serious violations of law. A man was seized at a polling station for trying to bribe voters. The court will hear his case,” he said.
“The police were put on the alert on October 25 and moved to barracks on October 28 for ensuring law and order in the elections period,” he said.
Some 6,500 police officers are standing guard at polling stations.
There are 16 candidates in the presidential election. About 30% of nearly 3 million voters cast their votes within seven hours of the elections. The new election laws make the turnout immaterial. The winner needs over 50% of votes in the first round. If no one gains so many votes, the second round will be held between the top two candidates.
Local observers say that Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev has the biggest chances in the election.