Central Election Commission of Russian Federation held 285 meeting


On 3 March 2021 a regular meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation was held.

On the results of the All-Russian School Olympiad

The CEC of Russia has approved the results of the All-Russian Olympiad of Schoolchildren on Electoral Law and the Electoral Process "Sofium".

The Secretary of the CEC of Russia Maya Grishina said that the Olympiad was held from 2 November 2020 to 2 March 2021 among students of 10th and 11th grades.

The first regional stage, which took place at the end of 2020, was attended by more than 41,000 schoolchildren from all regions of Russia. 133 students were allowed to participate in the final stage which took place on 1-2 March this year on the basis of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL). 99 people from 47 regions took part in the event.

On 2 March the results of the Olympiad were approved by the decision of the Organizing Committee based on the final rating of the participants. 28 students from 22 regions of the Russian Federation became winners.

Deputy Chairperson of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev noted that the composition of the contest participants is getting stronger every year, and the competition between the participants is very high.