Kalandadze: Tbilisi hopes for Russian democracy
Today, Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze made her first comments on the elections to the State Duma of Federal Assembly of Russian Federation, held last Sunday. As reported by "Georgia News", according to Kalandadze, the authorities of her country would like the democratic forces win in the elections in Russia.
"While the counting of the election is not completed, the primary assessment must be done by the international observers, if they are not under pressure. I would like the democratic forces to be able to win, although basing on the current situation, I doubt that this will happen", Kalandadze said.
Recall, December 4, Russia held elections of State Duma deputies. According to preliminary data released by the Russian Central Election Commission after counting 95 percent of the ballots, the party "United Russia" scored 49.67 percent of the vote, the Communist Party - 19.13 percent, "Fair Russia" - 13.18 percent, the Liberal Democratic Party - 11.66 percent.