CEC: Bulk in connection with a criminal record cannot participate in the elections
MOSCOW, June 23 — RIA Novosti. The head of the CEC of Russia, Ella Pamfilova said that Alexei Navalny has no chance to be registered as a candidate in the presidential elections due to his criminal record. She believes that this is understood and the opposition.
In addition, the CEC before that also said that Navalny could not participate in elections as candidates, and to gain a passive electoral right, he needs to go to court, appeal against sentence, there is no other way.
The Kirov regional court has previously confirmed a five-year suspended sentence Navalny on charges of embezzlement of more than 16 million rubles of the company “Kirovles”. The first sentence, too, five years probation, was cancelled by the Supreme court of Russia after the Strasbourg court found violations of the rights of defendants at the trial.