Monday, February 2, 2009

Medvedev guarantees opposition to the emergence of television.

   In February, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will make the Duma a bill that guarantees the emergence of the opposition parliamentary parties in the state broadcast media. On this February 2, writes Nezavisimaya Gazeta. "
Under the bill, which is developing the presidential administration, the country's political parties will be allocated quotas for coverage through the channel "Russia", as well as through radio station "Russia" and "Lighthouse."
However, as it will be allocated a quota, it is not clear. The opposition, which claims to have led to the development of the bill, believes that airtime should be distributed among the parliamentary parties equally. Source independent newspaper in one of the state media believes that the ruling party should be given half the airtime, while the other half to be equally divided between the opposition movements.
According to the rules in force now that the parliamentary parties are guaranteed a speech in the "Parliamentary Hour" on "Russia." And airtime distributed among parties according to the percentage of votes they received in the 2007 elections. Therefore, the most time on the statement receives a "Unified Russia", while other parties can express their views only just for a couple of minutes.
According to Nezavisimaya Gazeta, a bill on its own new rules of the parliamentary parties of airtime in the state media has developed a lot CPRF. However, learning to prepare a similar bill the president, the communists have decided not to make the Duma a document. Instead, they will estimate the bill, developed by the presidential administration, and make their proposals for its revision.

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