Matvienko urged to prevent violations and provocations during the presidential elections

The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko

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MOSCOW, January 17. /TASS/. The speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko urged to avoid provocations and violations during Russia started in the election campaign of the President of the Russian Federation. She stated this on Wednesday at the opening of the spring session of the upper house of Parliament.