On 18 January 2018, Chairperson of the CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova held a meeting with members of the Monitoring Working Group of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, as well as the Expert and Consultation Group under the Chairperson of the CEC of Russia. Deputy Chairperson of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev and staff members of the Commission also took part in the event.
The participants considered current objectives of preparation and conduct of the elections of the President of Russia 18 March 2018. In particular, they discussed issues of observation, including via video surveillance means during the upcoming elections.
The participants in the meeting agreed that the Monitoring Group would work in cooperation with the CEC of Russia.