Lavrov warns against partition of SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 23, 0:00
Lavrov calls to coordinate Russian, US military action in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 21:05
Lavrov blames Obama administration for souring Russia-US tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:41
Waging war on Korean Peninsula inadmissible, says LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:36
Russian Northern Fleet completes drills in ArcticMilitary & Defense September 22, 18:01
OPEC and non-OPEC countries to continue talks on oil production cut dealBusiness & Economy September 22, 17:28
Russian pair figure skaters Kavaguti, Smirnov retire from sportSport September 22, 16:48
Record number of delegations register for St. Petersburg-hosted IPU AssemblyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 16:47
Astronauts to make quickest trip ever to ISS in DecemberScience & Space September 22, 16:27
MOSCOW, January 12 (Itar-Tass) — The Communists offer a constitutional reform as an integral part of the election program of the Communist presidential candidate - the leader of the Communist Party Gennady Zyuganov. On January 11, Zyuganov told a press conference in Moscow that the party will demand an election rerun in the State Duma in December 2012. However, the experts believe that the Communists will not succeed to play in the hands of the protest moods.
In case of Zyuganov’s victory at the presidential elections the Communists are planning to hold new elections in the State Duma in December 2012, preliminarily dismissing Chairman of the Central Elections Commission Vladimir Churov.
The Communist Party also offers to increase a campaigning period in the media, urge all candidates to have open debates, envisage the procedure to recall deputies for the non-fulfilment of election pledges and to introduce direct gubernatorial elections. The Communists want to limit the number of presidential terms to two terms. Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee Sergei Obukhov even proposed to take the election rigging as an attempt to seize power, which should be sentenced with “20 years without the statute of limitation.”