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83 monitors to work at the elections in Abkhazia2009-12-11 13:23
83 monitors from abroad to arrive in Abkhazia to work at the presidential elections in Abkhazia, said Sergey Shamba, the Abkhaz leader, at yesterday's press conference- RIA Novosti.gt-en-newsitem-inside
The monitors should arrive from Austria, Belarus, Bulrgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, the USA, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Finland, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, South Ossetia, and "perhaps, Nagorno-Karabakh".
According to the Central Electoral Commission, over 131 000 people will participate in the elections. 35 constituencies formed and 174 polling stations established.
All citizens of Abkhazia will be able to vote, including residents of Gali region and settlement Pskhu in highland.
7000 polling papers will be sent outside the region - to Moscow and Cherkessk.
The presidential candidates are: Vitaliy Bganba [no party]; Beslan Butba [pro-opposition party of Economic Development], Raul Khajimba [ex Vice-President], Sergey Bagapsh [acting President], and Zaur Ardzinba [head of Abkhazain Sea Steamship Line].