Russians in Estonia can vote in Russia's elections

  • 1999-12-16
  • By Brooke Donald
TALLINN – Nearly 100,000 Russian citizens living in Estonia may go to the polls Dec. 19 for the State Duma elections in Russia.The voters will be able to cast their ballots for candidates to the lower house of Russia's parliament at polling stations in Tartu, Tallinn and Narva.The voting stations will be open for 12 hours on Sunday, Dec. 19, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Russian Embassy was denied permission to open polling stations outside the three main cities and to hold advanced polling on Dec. 18. These measures would have provided more access to Russian citizens wanting to vote. "Despite ...
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