According to the Vek newspaper, the Communist Party did not nominate a candidate for by-election to the State Duma in the Balashovsky District in the Saratov Region and “organized a” green corridor “to the representative of United Russia, Yevgeny Primakov, at the personal request of Gennady Zyuganov.”
“By way of barter, the representative of the Communists has every chance of taking the mandate in another district, where the party in power exposes an obviously impassable candidate – the director of a medical college (Igor Morozov – ed.). The chairman of the Communist Party Regional Committee, Olga Alimova, will fight with him, ”the newspaper said.
LDPR nominates two candidates for by-elections to the State Duma in the region
Today in Moscow there was a meeting of the LDPR High Council chaired by Vladimir Zhirinovsky. The party has put forward 7 candidates for by-elections to the State Duma, which will be held on September 9.
The coordinator of the Saratov regional department, the deputy of the regional Duma, Stanislav Denisenko, was nominated for the Balashov single-mandate constituency 165; The head of the fraction in the regional Duma, Dmitry Pyanykh – in the Saratov district 163.
Recall that the winner of the preliminary vote of “United Russia” in the Saratov DEC was the director of the medical college Igor Morozov; in Balashov – journalist and social activist Yevgeny Primakov.
In the City Duma created a group on the “sad” interaction with the Ministry of Internal Affairs
By-elections to the Saratov City Duma will be held on September 9. This was said at today’s meeting of the City Duma Commission on local self-government, the rule of law and the protection of the rights of the population. They were appointed in connection with the early resignation of Olga Zlobnova, who became deputy head of the city administration.
The deputies also supported the creation of a working group “on problematic issues identified when listening to the report of the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on Saratov on the basis of work over the past year.”
According to Chairperson Alexander Yanklovich, “on a number of issues, the interaction of law enforcement agencies and LSG bodies is sad.” The working group was created to understand this issue, including its legal and property aspects.
Deputy Alexander Vantsov said that he arrived at the meeting “from a psychiatric hospital” on a minibus and added that the public transport driver did not believe when he told him that he was a deputy.
After that, he started talking about ensuring the safety of citizens, quoted the Constitution, part of President Putin’s message on the duties of officials and the Saratov’s Charter. According to him, people have repeatedly complained about the ongoing “lawlessness”, and the “problem rests” in law enforcement agencies, which have a “beggarly” salary.
US Senate Intelligence Committee Affirms RF Impact on Elections
After a careful study of intelligence materials about the possible interference of the Russian Federation in the US presidential election, the Senate intelligence committee has no reason to dispute the conclusions. This is stated in the report of the committee, published on Tuesday, July 3.
The committee’s representatives “spent the last 16 months studying the sources, methods of work and analytical work” on which the conclusions of the special services are based, said committee chairman Richard Burr. According to him, the committee “has no reason to challenge the findings.” The investigation is ongoing, Burr emphasized, expressing hope that soon additional materials will appear that will “give clarity on Russia’s activities regarding the US elections.”
In May, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee published a declassified portion of a report prepared in January 2017 with the participation of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Security Agency. The document says the Kremlin intervened in the 2016 US presidential election.
The deputy chairman of the committee, Mark Warner, called the actions of the Russian side “large-scale and carefully designed.” Their goal was to “undermine public faith in the democratic process,” he said.