10 Aug 2018 13:10

CEC to approve 2 more questions for pension reform referendum - draft resolution

MOSCOW. Aug 10 (Interfax) - The Russian Central Elections Commission (CEC) plans to approve two more question wordings for the referendum on pension reform, an Interfax correspondent has reported.

The CEC plans to adopt a resolution to this effect on Friday.

The questions were proposed by regional initiative subgroups in the Nizhny Novgorod and Vologda regions. The subgroups filed for registration with regional elections commissions on August 7 and 8, respectively.

Five initiative groups are trying to organize a referendum on raising the retirement age.