CEC accredits 110 international observers
As of 21 August, the Central Election Commission has registered 110 international observers, including 73 representing the CIS observation mission and 33 – the OSCE’s ODIHR.
Apart from that, the CEC has registered 991 national observers. The majority of them are representatives of pro-government NGOs: the Belaya Rus movement, the National Youth Union (BRSM) and the Trade Unions Federation.
Only a dozen observers represent opposition political parties, with three members of the Social Democratic Party and one observer from the UCP and BPF each.
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