State Duma Election: International Observers' Comments
Mateusz Piskorski and Philippe Chansay-Wilmotte, international observers of the State Duma election
State Duma election 2007: how fair was it? The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has stated that the election was "not fair", while foreign governments and the EU have called on Russia to look for possible violations. The Kremlin has insisted that the vote was fair and that it demonstrated Russia's political stability. What stands behind the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly accusations? 2 international observers, witnesses to the State Duma election Mateusz Piskorski from Poland and Philippe Chansay-Wilmotte, from Belgium are here today to unveil the truth.