Almost 50,000 people in Russia included into list of voters at Rada elections, no refugees from Donbas among them – CEC
In Russia, only 39 Ukrainian citizens registered in Ukraine temporarily changed their polling stations without changing their addresses, who will be in Russia on the election day, the press service of Central Election Commission (CEC) told Interfax-Ukraine.
"There is not a single citizen from Donetsk and Luhansk regions," CEC press service noted.
As of October 20, which is the deadline for this procedure defined by the law, in Russia, 39 people applied for a temporary change of their polling stations without changing their permanent addresses. There's not a single voter among them, whose permanent address is in Donetsk or Luhansk region.
According to the state registry of voters, a total of 49,915 people were included into the list of voters in the Russian Federation. Six foreign voting stations were created in Russia for the early elections to the Verkhovna Rada in Ukraine. The largest number of voters was added to the lists of polling stations in Moscow (district No. 900075) with 26,700 voters and Saint Petersburg (No. 900078) with 5,800 voters.
A total of 1,036 voters have been included into the lists in Rostov-on-Don (district No. 900077), 2,084 voters – in Nizhny Novgorod (No. 900115), 2,832 voters – in Yekaterinburg (No. 900117) and 2,478 voters – in Novosibirsk (No. 900118).
However, voters' lists at six stations in Russia at the early presidential elections on May 25, 2014 included 50,600 voters. Only 1,153 came to vote, which was nearly 2.2%.
According to the timetable, voters could apply to proper authorities for a change of their voting stations until October 20.
Early parliamentary elections in Ukraine are scheduled for October 26.