"Violations were not massive, not systemic. Basically, the election commission of the Republic of Belarus at all levels have worked hard to ensure the voting rights of citizens of Belarus, and to question the legitimacy of the elections in this country," — said the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Central Election Commission, Leonid Ivlev, who led a team of observers to the Commission on Elections in Belarus.
Ivlev quotes "RIA Novosti".
According to Ivlev, one of the sites during the early voting observers found installed a webcam, but "neither the chairman of the precinct commission or committee members were not able to explain — from the camera, where the image is transmitted."
"We observed the presence of people on election day, which is not have the right to be present at the voting. For example, the duty paramedic, doctor, emergency workers, fire, "- said Ivlev.
He added that the observers have seen cases of "family voting" when the cab came at the same time the husband and wife. They also documented that sometimes stood to watch the place from which it was difficult to monitor the vote.
Ivlev also said that to attract voters in the regions and increase turnout in areas of Belarus at wholesale prices to sell food, beverages, in including, alcohol.
"We were working in an environment of exceptional openness and accessibility for all observers, the election activities in the presidential elections in Belarus. We requested and received any documents, communicate with any members of the commission," — said the deputy chairman of the Central Election Commission.
He said that all the elections in Belarus were working 66 representatives of the Russian electoral system. Observers of the Russian Federation, on He said, monitored the elections in all the five regions of Belarus, visited 459 polling stations.
In turn CEC Chairman Vladimir Churov said that the electoral systems of the CIS countries are very different from each other.
"In the matter of early voting Belarus closer to the U.S. than to the Russian Federation. Our early voting narrowed down to very small limits, and in the United States and Belarus, early voting more than 20% of the total number of voters," — said Churov.
He also noted that in Russia there is no turnout — in contrast to Belarus.
In addition, the chairman of the Russian Central Election Commission has denied reports by some media
that the CEC secret list its report on elections in Belarus.