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 oversight body
Secondary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Prohibited sources of funding
Recommendation:
What is still required it is improvement of work on identification of foreign and hidden (illegal) government financing of the political parties and also amendments to the Russian legislation that would put an end to legal possibilities of such funds transfers.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented