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Why Russian Legislative Election is to be Moved Ahead?
2 July
Campus news

The head of academic department of State and Municipal Management prof. Ruslan A. Abramov commented to Regnum news agency developments involving the shifting of legislative election date from December to September 2015.

Prof. Abramov stressed that the basic argument and motive for the date shifting is budget savings. Nonetheless, it is hard to believe that someone has religiously calculated payment of compensation for State Duma’s members of the current convocation. Also, quoting the head of the Central Election Commission of Russia Vladimir Churov, he said that the same funds to be spent despite of date shifting.

The full interview is available in Russian here.