DPR accredits 200 media outlets, including 79 foreign, to cover elections

November 11, 2018 10:17 // Updated: November 11, 2018 11:08

Donetsk, Nov 11 – DAN. The DPR Central Election Commission has registered two hundred media outlets to cover the November 11 elections, the commission’s chairwoman Olga Pozdnyakova told journalists.

“The DPR Central Election Commission has registered about 200 media outlets to cover the elections, including 79 foreign media.”

Among those who sent teams to cover Donbass elections are Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Turkey, Bulgaria, etc.

Five candidates are running for Head: Denis Pushilin, Elena Shishkina, Roman Khramenkov, Vladimir Medvedev, Roman Evstifeyev. Two social movements are vying for Parliament seats: the Donetsk Republic and the Free Donbass.

International observers have been invited to monitor the elections, 48 of them, nationals of Russia, Abkhazia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Finland, France, Chili and South Ossetia, have registered as monitors.

Early elections took place from November 6 to November 10. All those who are unable to cast ballots today have had an opportunity to do so over the week, as DPR service members have done, among others. *ot