December 14, 2011

Russia Promises Full Access to Election Probe

RUSSIA'S FOREIGN minister has said the results of a probe into alleged fraud at the December 4 parliamentary elections will be open to the "international community."

"President Dmitry Medevedev has already instructed the Prosecutor's Office and Interior Ministry officials to investigate all complaints registered regarding elections."

"The results of the investigation will be made available to the Russian society as well as the international community," said Sergei Larrov.

Russia's independent election monitoring organization Golos said it had logged more than 7,000 cases of possible election irregularities.

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