On March 6, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba held a meeting concerning the assistance to the preparations for the elections of the President of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Republic of Abkhazia in March 2018.
The Head of State remarked that it is necessary to prepare thoroughly for the elections.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Abkhazia Semyon Grigoriyev said that around 20 polling stations and 20 election commissions have been created on the territory of Abkhazia.
“A certain number of ballots are assigned to each station. Early voting is already held for military personnel”, - said Semyon Grigoriyev.
He also informed those present that active information work is ongoing, as pre-election videos are shown on the central channels of the Republic in the Abkhazian and Russian languages.
He stressed that everyone is ready to hold the elections and that a working group has been created at the electoral committee.
The President paid special attention to the provision of security at the polling stations on the election day.
Minister of Internal Affairs Garri Arshba remarked that together with the Security Service, a security plan has been created.
Raul Khadzhimba instructed the Heads of Administrations of cities and districts to provide transport for the voters that would take them to the polling stations on the election day.