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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
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.