in three cities of the Russian Federation opened on Tuesday the polls for early voting in the presidential elections in Belarus: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad, informs a source in the diplomatic mission of Belarus in the Russian capital.

to participate in the voting can citizens of Belarus, permanently residing or temporarily residing in the territory of the Russian Federation. “In accordance with the law, early voting will be held from 4 to 8 August from 10.00 to 14.00 and from 16.00 to 19.00 on all three polling stations, formed in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad”, – said the Embassy.

the Chairman of the precinct election Commission in the Russian capital city Vadim senyuta said learned that the plots generated on the basis of the place of compact residence of the Belorussians. By the way, according to him, pandemic coronavirus has made some adjustments in the work of the precinct commissions. In particular, in the capital of Russia, he said, continue measures to prevent the spread of infection: adherence to mask mode in public places.

“the Embassy take into account these realities – will be limited to the simultaneous presence of voters at the polling station, provided measures of social distancing, assured senyuta. For those who do not have their own PPE, the plot will include the disinfectants and medical masks.”

Besides, according to him, in the days of early voting the precinct election Commission in Moscow will be working in a reduced composition, because the main flow of voters is expected on 9 August. It is assumed that in this day exercise their right to vote will come more than 2 thousand people. “In other areas in Russia, the expected number of citizens will be significantly less,” he said.