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MOSCOW, November 22 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian Central Election Commission has already accredited 91 international observers, who work at the Russian parliamentary elections on a long-term basis, Apart from that, the Central Election Commission has accredited 154 observers, who will monitor the oncoming elections on a short-term basis, the chairman of the Central Election Commission, Vladimir Churov, said on Tuesday.
According to Churov, the Central Election Commission is currently considering the documents of 286 international observers more. “No one has been refused accreditation,” Churov stressed.
The elections to the Russian State Duma, or lower parliament house, of the sixth convocation will be held on December 4.