Valentin Gorbunovo: Gennady Gulyaev / Kommersant
In Moscow on 67-m to year of life died former Chairman of Mothersurname Valentin Gorbunov, said on Twitter the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
According to the mayor, in the last year Gorbunov was seriously ill. The mayor expressed condolences to his family and friends.
Gorbunov was the head of Moscow election Committee from 1995 to March 2020. On 17 March he resigned, reported “Interfax”.
Last summer, Humpbacks have been criticized in connection with the actions of municipal electoral Commission in respect of a number of opposition and independent candidates in the elections to the Moscow city Duma, which was denied registration. The then head of Mosgorizbirkoma said that unregistered candidates were prepared thus to fight for the abolition of the collection of signatures in front of the other election campaign.
3 Aug and 27 July, Moscow hosted the uncoordinated activities in support of independent candidates for elections to the Moscow city Duma, the Moscow city election Commission which did not register because of marriage signatures. In the first action participated from 3.5 to 10 thousand people, detained more than a thousand, and the second — about 1,500, for various offenses detained about 600. The result of the July stock 88 people were arrested, another 330 participants were fined.
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