The Central election Commission of Ukraine completed the registration of international official observers at local elections to be held next Sunday, only the list included more than 1, 5 thousand observers, said the press service of the CEC.
"On 19 October 2015 the CEC has completed the registration of international official observers at local elections 25 October 2015. Total number 1554 persons from 14 foreign countries and 14 international organizations ", - reported in the report of the Commission.
for example, 33 of them being from Denmark, 27 from Hungary, 12 from Germany, 8 from North America, 8 from the UK and Northern Ireland, 8 from Lithuania, 7 from the Czech Republic, 7 from France, 6 from Slovakia, 5 from Japan, 5 from Estonia, 4 from Canada, 2 from Poland, 2 from Austria.
684 another observer from OSCE / ODIHR, 383 - European network of organizations monitoring elections (ENEMO), 88 from the Department for " open democracy ", 72, from Department of the Ukrainian Congress of America, 55 - from the Council of Europe, 28 from the European forum of students, 26 from the "European platform for democratic elections, 20 - from the Foundation for democracy and governance, 14 - international public organization" Political initiative ", 14 - international NGO " international Bureau of investigation ", eleven - from the European Parliament, eleven from the international Council on human rights, 9 from the National democratic Institute of international relations and 5 from the division regions of the European Union.
Local elections in Ukraine are obliged to pass on October 25. The Parliament first adopted a law defining the rules of Their conduct. Now regional, city and district councils will be elected under the proportional system with the so-called open lists, and elections of deputies of village and settlement councils - the majority system of relative majority. In elections are not available to take blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties is raised from 3% to 5%.