Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2018
Election Type:
Presidential
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:
Prohibited sources of funding
Secondary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Transparency (disclosure, reporting)
Recommendation:
It would be expedient to introduce to the Russian legislation the notion of the beneficiary (ultimate) owner, and to reconsider in connection with this the wording of the laws on the ban on foreign and government (other than established by law) financing of parties and candidates
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented