Matvienko: the first stage of the election campaign was calm and open

The Chairman Of The Federation Council Valentina Matvienko

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SAINT PETERSBURG, 16 February. /TASS./ The first phase of the election campaign in the framework of the presidential elections held openly and strictly within the law. This assessment was expressed to journalists on Friday, the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.