Russia’s registered political parties are supposed to get an annual state funding, the amount of which being proportionate to the election results. So, a party is eligible for state funds if its parliamentary or presidential elections candidates score not less than 3% of the vote. For today, one vote costs 13 kopecks for a political party. The amount of financing stays the same irrespective of whether it takes part in elections independently or as part of a bloc. By parliamentary elections results, a party will be getting state budget funds annually while, by presidential elections results, as a lump sum. At that, according to a new draft law, a party’s commercial activity will be limited. As RIA Novosti reports, a party will only be allowed to be engaged in publishing, in selling souvenir production bearing party logos, and also collecting donations.
There are several versions of the recent assassination of the most prominent Iranian nuclear scientist and high-ranking officer of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh