MOSCOW, Russia — Greater than 57.6 million People have solid votes within the upcoming midterm major elections happening in Nov. 2018, in response to Russia’s Novaya Gazeta newspaper. The report got here quickly after Russian President Vladimir Putin was once more re-elected in a landslide.
In response to the paper, President Donald J. Trump was among the many first to solid a poll, regardless of having to be instructed a number of occasions that he couldn’t vote for himself. The president praised himself for having the braveness to face adversity and, with out the necessity of a translator, instructed Russian reporters that his fellow People ought to belief his administration and their potential to hold out this election safely.
High generals on the Russian Ministry of Protection echoed comparable views.
“We’re working diligently behind the scenes to stop voter intimidation and fraud,” stated Chief of Normal Workers Valery Gerasimov. “I wish to personally guarantee the American folks that the Russian Federation strongly helps democracy, and is taking a multi-tiered method to guard the integrity of the election. Our ‘ballot protectors’ might be so efficient you received’t even discover them.”
In response to questions on international hackers, Colonel Normal Yuriy Sadovenko promised the total help of the Russian Particular Communication Service in partnership with Kaspersky Labs to safe voting machines from each on-site and distant tampering.
Nevertheless, regardless of shut monitoring by Election Fee Chairman Ella Pamfilova, some organizations aren’t satisfied. The U.S. primarily based Coalition for Free and Open Elections continues to level out the boundaries unbiased candidates face, resembling the lack to get verified on Twitter and lack of a longtime profession in actuality TV that restricts their entry to broader recognition.
Novaya Gazeta additionally obtained a remark from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who reiterated that the Russian voter was the freest and most enthusiastic on the planet, and that he would proceed to work to unfold Russian democracy to America following previous successes in Crimea and South Ossetia.