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On 2 November 2020, the regional qualifying phase of the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren on issues of electoral law and electoral process “Sophium” started, which will end on 11 December 2020. The federal phase of the Olympiad will last until 10 March 2021.

High school students of the 10th and 11th grades, winners and prize-winners of quizzes and competitions on electoral topics, Olympiads in law and social studies are invited to participate in the Olympiad. Based on the results of the regional phase of the Olympiad, winners (three persons from each constituent entity of the Russian Federation) will be invited to Moscow to participate in the federal phase.

In accordance with the regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation and local regulatory acts of the Moscow State Law University named after O.E. Kutafin (Moscow State Law Academy), regulating the rules of admission, to the winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad when entering the O.E. Kutafina (undergraduate and specialty) are awarded additional points for individual achievements.

The All-Russia Olympiad “Sophium” congratulates the laureates of the 2019/2020 academic year – Ruslan Dzhantemirov and Alexander Dolgopolov – on their successful admission to the O.E. Kutafina Universicty (MGYuA)!

We wish good luck to all participants of the 2020/2021 Olympiad! Detailed information on the rules of participation can be obtained from the organizers of the regional stage – election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and on their official websites.

The All-Russia Olympiad for high school students on electoral law and the electoral process “Sophium” is organized by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in cooperation with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, the Russian Center for Training in Electoral Technologies under the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the non-profit organization Russian Foundation for Free Elections and election commissions of the constituent entities Russian Federation.

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