MIL-OSI Russia: The Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia held a meeting on the preparation and conduct of elections, which will be held from 17 to 19 September 2021

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

Today in the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, under the leadership of the Deputy Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, Lieutenant General of the Internal Service Valery Boyarinev, a meeting was held at which issues of participation in the elections of suspects and accused held in custody in pre-trial detention centers and executive inspections, and convicts serving sentences in the form of forced labor.

The meeting was also attended by a member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Elmira Khaimurzina, Head of the Department for Organization of the Electoral Process of the Office of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Viktor Brovchenko, as well as heads of structural divisions of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia and in the mode of videoconference, deputy heads of territorial bodies of the UIS in charge of personnel issues and educational work.

Representative of the Central Election Commission of Russia Elmira Khaimurzina, Head of the Personnel Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, Major General of the Internal Service Alexander Matveenko, Acting Head of the Directorate of Educational, Social and Psychological Work of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, Colonel of the Internal Service Irina Mikhaleva and First Deputy Head of the UOINIO of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, Colonel of the Internal Service Andrey Kudryavtsev.

Elmira Khaimurzina spoke about the peculiarities of the elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation, top officials of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, deputies of the legislative bodies of state power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as deputies of the representative bodies of municipalities of administrative centers (capitals) of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

In their speeches, Irina Mikhaleva and Andrei Kudryavtsev informed those present in detail about the preparations for the elections in pre-trial detention centers, correctional centers, as well as among persons under house arrest.

Alexander Matveenko, Head of the Personnel Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, reported on the work carried out on the eve of the elections among the personnel of the penal system.

As the deputy director of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, Lieutenant General of the Internal Service Valery Boyarinev, emphasized, participation in elections is a constitutional right and a civic duty of each of us, while for all voters it is voluntary.

Press bureau of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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