16 September 2018, 11:01

Author of a video reporting violation during elections in Kalmykia visits Moscow

Student Aisa Khulaeva, who shot a video about ballot stuffing at the elections to the People's Khural, is in Moscow. She has already met Sergey Mironov, the leader of the "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" (Fair Russia) Party, the Party's Kalmyk branch reports.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 10, Sergey Mironov, the chairman of the "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" Party, demanded from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to protect Aisa Khulaeva, who shot a video about ballot stuffing in the village of Primanych. Members of the "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" Party reported they could not find her and the chiefs of the Kalmyk State University, where Aisa Khulaeva studied, complained to the police about her disappearance. On September 14, Aisa Khulaeva published a video in which she stated that she was alive and felt well. However, the student did not report her whereabouts.

After the video release, the Kalmyk branch of the "Spravedlivaya Rossiya" Party claimed a case of ballot stuffing at the polling station No. 81 in the village of Primanych. On September 12, the territorial election commission recognized the results of the elections in the village as invalid.

Aisa Khulaeva is in Moscow. She has already visited the State Duma and met there Sergey Mironov, the leader of the "Spravedlivaya Rossiya", the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent was informed by Pavel Manzhikov, a member of the Party's Kalmyk branch. "We have learned that from the Party's executive committee. I'm in Moscow now, and I believe I'll see Aisa Khulaeva on Monday and find out all the details," added Pavel Manzhikov.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 15, 2018 at 10:48 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Badma Byurchiev; Source: CK correspondent

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