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MOSCOW, November 8 (Itar-Tass) - The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) in the leader among Russia’s political parties in terms of property acquired in the third quarter of 2013, while the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) is first in terms of money raised in this period, according to the information about incomes and expenditures of Russian political parties in the third quarter of 2013 published by the Russian Central Election Commission on Friday.
The ruling United Russia party was only third, while the A Just Russian party received neither property no money.
In all, Russian political parties received property to an overall sum of 420.5 million roubles, including 279.2 million in monetary denomination.
Thus, the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia received 69.7 million roubles on its accounts, United Russia 0 50.6 million roubles, and the Communist Party of the Russian Federation - only 8.3 million roubles. At the same time, the CPRF reported the receipt of “other property” to a sum exceeding 100 million roubles. United Russia received such property to a sum of 26 million roubles, and the LDPR - to a sum of 13 million roubles. Another political party which has seats in the national parliament - A Just Russia - submitted a report featuring zero in each category, which means it received neither property no money in this period.
At the beginning of the third quarter of 2013, United Russia had 1.7 billion roubles, the LDPR - 903 million roubles, the CPRF - 819 million roubles, and A Just Russia - 313 million roubles.
The leader among off-parliament parties is the Patriots of Russia, which received 61.5 million roubles, and Mikhail Prokhorov’s Civic Platform (26 million roubles). The Yabloko party received only 92,800 roubles.
In line with the Russian laws, all the 73 parties registered before September 30, 2013 were obliged to submit to the Central Election Commission information about their incomes and expenditure in the third quarter of the year by October 30. Sixty-six parties did it by that date. As of November 8, six political parties, including the Against All party, the Revival of Agrarian Russia, Otchizna (Fatherland), Istina (Truth), People Against Corruption, and the Democratic Choice party, have failed to submit such information.