Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2016
Election Type:
Parliamentary
Recommending Organization:
Golos - open source data
Disclaimer:
Golos had to cancel its membership of the European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE) due to EPDE being listed as an "undesirable foreign organization" in Russia in March 2018. Due to this we exclusively evaluate open source information regarding election observation in Russia.
Primary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Campaign finance regulations
Secondary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Prohibited sources of funding
Recommendation:
It is necessary to introduce in the Russian legislation a concept of ultimate beneficial owners that will allow to put an end to the opportunities of financing of the Russian election campaigns by foreign persons and the companies with the state participation.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented