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MOSCOW, October 25 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian State Duma will send a mission of observers to monitor parliamentary elections in Ukraine on October 29, Leonid Slutsky, the head of the Russian State Duma Committee for CIS Affairs and Relations with Compatriots Residing Abroad, said at a meeting on Thursday.
He said that the delegation of Russian deputies would be formed on quota principle and will be headed by Dmitry Sablin, the first deputy head of the Committee for CIS Affairs.
The State Duma observer mission will also comprise Alexei Didenko, Svetlana Goryacheva, Oleg Lebedev, Kazbek Naisayeva, Elena Senatorova and Umakhan Umakhanov.
“Parliamentary elections in Ukraine promise to be interesting and complex. We are going to follow the voting with great attention,” Slutsky said. He also said that the Committee for CIS Affairs would discuss the observers’ work at its meeting next Thursday, November 1.