Election Monitoring Tweets

Nov 4th, 2012 | By | Category: News

Site Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

I will be positing information about the Ukrainian 2012 parliamentary elections and election fraud issues all day today! #UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Polls in Ukraine opened at 8 am this morning! #ukrainevotes#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

33,769 voting locations stations are opened today, 116 of those are located outside Ukraine! #UkraineElection http://www.bbc.co.uk/ukrainian/politics/2012/10/121028_elections_ukraine_hk.shtml?utm_source=BBC.ua&utm_medium=twitter …

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

We will be posting examples of election fraud sent in by Ukrainian citizens all day today and into the night! #UkraineElection#ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Ukrainians will elect 450 members of parliament: 225 from party lists and 225 from first-past-the-post constituencies.#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

21 parties are registered on party lists and 2,653 candidates are running in the constituencies. #UkraineElectionhttp://un.ua/eng/article/417357.html …

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Violation: sign from the electoral commission in Kharkiv which says citizens must vote before 12! http://maidan.org.ua/vybory2012/reports/view/1736 …pic.twitter.com/4iNaoPT7

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Observers in a hospital (precinct 631167, district 168) reported twice as many ballots for the number of patients #UkraineElection#elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The Central Election Commission registered 3,797 official election observers in Ukraine #UkraineElection #ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Observers were asked 2 or 3 times if they were returning to a polling station in Kharkiv #UkraineElection #ukrainevoteshttp://maidan.org.ua/2012/10/v-harkivskij-oblasnij-klinichnij-likarni-propysano-vybortsiv-vtrychi-bilshe-nizh-lizhok/ …

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Observers heard election workers say they were waiting for instructions on what to do about the extra ballots #elect_uahttp://maidan.org.ua/2012/10/v-harkivskij-oblasnij-klinichnij-likarni-propysano-vybortsiv-vtrychi-bilshe-nizh-lizhok/ …

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

There are two web cameras at each polling station to record the developments. Images are available at http://www.vybory2012.gov.ua #UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Observers in Crimea reported that there were signs outside of the voting booth informing of cameras but not inside the booth!#ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

A video of an election official standing over see through ballot boxes looking to see who people voted for http://maidan.org.ua/vybory2012/reports/view/1759 …#elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The Ministry of Interior plans to involve 70,000 police officers to protect public order on election day http://un.ua/eng/article/417357.html …#ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

@BloombergNews @FreedomHouseDC We will be posting examples of election fraud sent in by Ukrainian citizens all day today and into the night!

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

@TheEconomist @RFE_RLNEWS We will be posting examples of election fraud sent in by Ukrainian citizens all day today and into the night!

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

@TransitionsMag @BBC_ua We will be posting examples of election fraud sent in by Ukrainian citizens all day today and into the night!

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Government truck hanging election campaign poster before the election in Zhytomyr http://maidan.org.ua/vybory2012/reports/view/1672 … #ukrainevotespic.twitter.com/61BTFrNW

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Luhansk coupons were given to voters coming out of polling stations for food packages to stores owned by candidateshttp://maidan.org.ua/2012/10/v-luhansku-mozhlyvo-vidbuvajetsya-oplata-za-holosuvannya-ne-vidhodyachy-vid-kasy/ …

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Evidence of the intimidation of campaigners before the electionhttp://maidan.org.ua/vybory2012/reports/view/1618 … #UkraineElection #ukrainevotespic.twitter.com/CtPo1Kn2

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

It’s turning out to be a rainy election day in Ukraine but all the polling stations are open and operating http://www.bbc.co.uk/ukrainian/news_in_brief/2012/10/121028_ellections_comission_new.shtml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter …#elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

SVOBODA COMPRIMISES ELECTION DAY WITH A BANNER IN A REMOTE VILLAGE – CEC SITE CLAIMS District 165. Svoboda’s… http://fb.me/20QtDzQ1p 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Vinnytsia region workers were forced to vote for party of regions and threatened with dismissal at Kryzhopilskyy Forestry #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Друзі! В нас сайт доступний. Але дуже великий трафік, тому інколи треба просто почекати!

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

These opposition sites were hacked 30 minutes ago tymoshenko.ua, frontzmin.ua and http://grytsenko.com.ua .http://watcher.com.ua/2012/10/28/sayty-tymoshenko-frontu-zmin-hrytsenka-lyahly-pid-ddos-atakoyu/ … #ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Violation: in Kyiv reports of voters being denied their right to choose party lists #UkraineElection #ukrainevotes #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Violation: instead voters are only given lists to certain parties and must vote with that party instead of one of their choice #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Maidan was also targeted for this DDos attack, we are working to combat it and keep bringing you newshttp://watcher.com.ua/2012/10/28/sayty-tymoshenko-frontu-zmin-hrytsenka-lyahly-pid-ddos-atakoyu/ … #ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

All the sites of organizations in Ukraine engaged in election observation suffered a DDoS attack. Maidan, POLE, Electua#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

These are the organizations under the DDoS attack @sitemaidan@elect_ua @opora

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Violation: 3 voting stations in Odessa report that regular pens were replaced with dissapearing ink  href=”http://t.co/Nz5qyr9p” target=”_blank”>#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

A video of intimidation and confrontation at a polling place in Brovary between election workers and a group of (cont) http://tl.gd/jq98vt 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Journalists and observers were also barred from entering the polling place. The police were called but they (cont) http://tl.gd/jq9e6b 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Kyiv students in the 1st and 5th years at the National Agrarian University were not included on their (cont) http://tl.gd/jq9etc 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Carousel voting in Ozerna where these men were detained after attempting to vote at a third voting station. http://imgur.com/tQoOP 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Sites are down, but we are processing violation reports in cooperation with Ombudsman’s office

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Yalta observers noted that there were no curtains in the voting booths (cont) http://tl.gd/jq9nur 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Violation: Video of ballot stuffing in Donetsk at polling station No. 41. (cont) http://tl.gd/jq9rpj 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

A video from the Zhytomyr region after voting the ballots are shown to an election worker who checks something (cont) http://tl.gd/jq9v19 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The widespread election violations and lack of privacy for voters with their ballots and while voting were (cont) http://tl.gd/jqa3tt 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

An example of the defacing of political advertisements leading up to the election http://imgur.com/oqQ0b 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Lviv a sign marking the inspection of gas pipelines on election day from 9:00-19:00 hoping to reduce turnout. (cont) http://tl.gd/jqab40 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Update: invisible ink pens have been found in 49 of the 86 polling stations in the Kiev district of Odessa. See (cont) http://tl.gd/jqakdl 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Members of All-Ukrainian Union Fatherland (United Opposition) reported that an international observer and (cont) http://tl.gd/jqar6i 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The observer was recording an election violation on the transport of people to the polls. During this recording (cont) http://tl.gd/jqasbe 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The electoral commission refused to register the complaint by the All-Ukrainian Union Fatherland (United (cont) http://tl.gd/jqau7p 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In the Belgorod-Dnestrovsk another camera of an observer from opposition was smashed when he recorded the (cont) http://tl.gd/jqauh9 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Around 12.30 in Lisky, near Odessa an unknown young man attacked Olga Herasymyuk a candidate from UDAR. She and (cont)http://tl.gd/jqb4cb 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Less than 2 hours left of voting in the Ukrainian parliamentary elections and already countless violations have been reported#ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Zhytomyr observers from the All-Ukrainian Union “Fatherland” found ballot stuffing. Despite their complaint (cont) http://tl.gd/jqbddm 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Then the chairman of the electoral commission showed observers only the unfilled ballots and the secretary of (cont) http://tl.gd/jqbes2 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Update Brovary confrontation: Journalists were not allowed into some rooms of the polling station and during the (cont) http://tl.gd/jqbiqe 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Ms. Hanne Severinsen former PACE monitoring mission head in Ukraine was also prevented from entering the Brovary (cont)http://tl.gd/jqbmc4 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Our English website site is working again and we determined that the main attack was aimed at the Ukrainian version!#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In the Sumy region electoral commission workers tampered with ballots marking ballots “invalid” for parties that (cont) http://tl.gd/jqbrms 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Vinnitsa oblast, a tuberculosis clinic with 200 patients and registered voters was sent 400 ballots. #UkraineElection#ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Kharkiv Iryna Berezhna a PR party candidate is sending her own written requests to be present on all voter (cont) http://tl.gd/jqbtn4 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Kharkiv Iryna Berezhna a PR party candidate is sending her own written requests to be present on all voter… http://fb.me/254LMO3QY 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

@GeorgeKnysh Most of our reports are going through twitter right now since the English site was down for most of day!

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Update from Brovary: video of a journalists camera being smashed href=”http://t.co/65GTzHy9″ target=”_blank”>

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Independent journalist Andriy Kachor filmed unidentified men hanging around outside of the voting station while (cont) http://tl.gd/jqc4ls 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Voting is not over yet but electoral workers in Luhansk region have already counted the ballots!  href=”http://t.co/vqeVblnd” target=”_blank”>

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

This video shows them signing certificates for the official vote count! href=”http://t.co/vqeVblnd” target=”_blank”>

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Kyiv observers identified a number of filled out ballots in the district election commissions voting records. (cont) http://tl.gd/jqcb5a 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Exit polls are coming in now: Party of Regions 31.6% Fatherland 23.7% UDAR 13.2% Communists 13% Svoboda 11% Ukraine – Forward 1.8%

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Ukraine has a 5% threshold for political parties #UkraineElection#ukrainevotes #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

ENEMO observed carousel voting in the parliamentary elections in Ukraine. #UkraineElection #ukrainevotes #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Peter Navotnyy from the ENEMO said to Channel 5 “our observers in some cases saw the carousel voters who were not on the list”#elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Peter Navotny also said there were cases when voters were given only one ballot instead of two and had disappearing ink.#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Navotny said “we will continue to analyze the reports of our observers and tomorrow ENEMO will show our final data”#UkraineElection

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Our main Ukrainian site is still under attack but we are working on it so we can provide you with information on the election violations.

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Kyiv observers caught the district secretary with signed ballots.#UkraineElection #ukrainevotes #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

To hide the crime the secretary hid the ballots, threw them in the trash, and took them outside. Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lLBLevM64DQ …#elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The index calculation secretary forgot what happened to the missing eight ballots and was unable to explain why (cont) http://tl.gd/jqcmve 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Th same secretary illegally removed official observers accusing them of campaigning because the color of their (cont) http://tl.gd/jqcnfl 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Our Ukrainian site is back up again. DDoS invloved botnet of ~45000 IPs http://maidan.org.ua 

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Evidence of carousel voting. One man was detained for using another person’s passport to get a ballothttp://maidan.org.ua/vybory2012/reports/view/1849 … #ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Crimea a party of regions observer was seen participating in the vote count by opening ballot boxes and sealing envelopes.#ukrainevotes

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Official turnout on election is 57% (only 50% of precincts are evaluated yet).

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

A single mother with two children who is homeless was denied the right to vote in her registered district https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.383318961748872.91139.100002123158867&type=1 … #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

After all her appeals were exhausted she was still denied the right to vote. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.383318961748872.91139.100002123158867&type=1 … #UkraineElection#ukrainevotes #elect_ua

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

The first Civic CEC member reports of vote count (election certificate) unavaiulability due to closed access.

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Laura A. Dean left our twitter button for now. She was happy with her job. And you? pic.twitter.com/9vJNDPtU

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

However we will countinue election coverage in English until we drop asleep 🙂

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

In Druzkivka near Donetsk 10% of invalid ballots, 225 votes at home with applications filled in identical handwriting

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

@AUGBSUB Thank you!!!! We will tell Laura! She will post summary on our English site on Tuesday

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28 OctSite Maidan.Org.Ua ‏@sitemaidan

Laura A. Dean – our twitter voice for this day, an American politologist who voluteered to help says: “Thanks for…http://fb.me/1xwGK2XFO 

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  1. […] was in Kharkiv and volunteered to broadcast our news about election violations via “Maidan” twitter account in English language[iv]. She learned about the “Maidan Monitoring” project from her scientific advisor Erik Herron, […]

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