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MOSCOW, October 23 (Itar-Tass) — Chairman of Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) Vladimir Churov has been invited to take part in international observer mission at parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the press service of the Russian Central Election Commission reported on Tuesday.
“On the voting day, October 28, Churov plans to visit Ukraine’s western regions – the Lvov, Volynsk and Ternopol regions,” the press service said.
It is expected that on the following day, October 29, the chairman of the Russian Central Election Commission will meet in Kiev with leaders of observer missions from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and with representatives of Ukraine’s Central Election Commission.
Apart from that, the CIS observer mission that will monitor the elections in Kiev includes members of the Russian Central Election Commission Elena Dubrovicna and Oleg Lavrov, and a member of the Russian Central Elections Commission without the voting right Yevgeny Shevchenko of the Patriots of Russia party.