Russia's Peskov warned against making electioneering statements
The chief of Russia’s Central Election Commission, Ella Pamfilova has warned Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov against making impermissible electioneering statements.
According to her, some mass media on January 29 cited Peskov’s statement that bore "obvious signs of electioneering."
"On behalf of the CEC I make a warning addressed to the presidential spokesman against making such statements in the future," TASS cited Pamfilova as saying.
She called upon the mass media and "officials cooperating with them" to "keep in mind the restrictions established by the law throughout the election period," and asked all officials to refrain from election statements while performing official duties