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Central Election Commission of Russian Federation held 160 meeting

04.06.2018

On 4 June 2018 the 160th regular meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation was held.

On the Report of the CEC of Russia on the Expenditures of the Federal Budget Funds Allocated for the Preparation and Conduct of the Elections of the President of the Russian Federation and on the Information about the Financial Receipts to the Election Funds of Candidates for the Post of the President of the Russian Federation and Expenditure of those Funds

"17 billion 698 million rubles were allocated for the election of the President of the Russian Federation in the federal budget", said Nikolay Bulaev, Deputy Chairman of the CEC of Russia. - 17 billion 465.9 million rubles were sent to the election commissions at all levels in subjects of the Russian Federation. Federal bodies - the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation - received 123 million rubles to organize election. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation received 109.1 million rubles to exercise powers related to preparation and conduct of election.”

"According to the final information on the financial receipts to the election funds of candidates and on their expenditures, 1 billion 687 million rubles were submitted to the election funds, - said the Deputy Chairman of the CEC of Russia. - Electoral funds of candidates were created primarily by two sources. These are donations by legal entities, amounting to 801.2 million rubles, and funds of political parties which nominated candidates, amounting to 684.8 million rubles".

"After we approve this Report and submit it to the Federal Assembly, election campaign of the election of the President of the Russian Federation will be considered as completed", - said Nikolay Bulaev.

The CEC of Russia decided to approve the Report of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the Expenditures of the Federal Budget Funds Allocated for the Preparation and Conduct of the Election of the President of the Russian Federation and the Information on the Financial Receipts to the Election Funds of Candidates for the Post of the President of the Russian Federation and Expenditure of these Funds.

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