Russia slams ‘bloated’ OSCE observer mission

Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) says the OSCE’s observer mission to monitor the State Duma vote is far too large. The international election watchdog has hit back, saying it is not going to bargain. The OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) proposed sending 60 long-term and 200 short-term monitors to observe the […]