The mission of international observers at the Russian presidential elections includes representatives of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Ambassador Julian Pill Yeats (Great Britain) was appointed head of the mission.
Seventeen international observers will work in Moscow and 34 in Russian regions. Over 400 observers who came to Russia before the elections will help them.
Representatives of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights from 15 OSCE member states will observe the elections.