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10 November 2018, 13:49

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LPR lifts curfew for Elections Day

LUGANSK, November 10 (Lugansk Media Centre) – LPR has lifted curfew for the Election Day, November 11.

The curfew has been in place in the LPR since 2014 and is in effect from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

On the Election Day residents will be able to walk the streets any time, as military and law enforcement are held at high readiness to provide security.

The LPR is to hold Head and Parliamentary elections on November 11. The main voting effort is scheduled for November 11, polling stations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Early elections are taking place on November 9 and 10 for those who will be unable to take part in the main election.

The Central Election Commission has registered over 40 observers from 22 countries.

Election campaigning began on September 7 and has effectively wrapped up by November 10, which is an election silence day.

Four candidates are contesting the Head position.

Opinion polls revealed acting head Leonid Pasechnik as the front-runner, supported by 63 percent of responders. He is loosely followed by Oleg Koval (11 percent), Natalia Sergun (4 percent) and Ludmila Rusnak (2 percent).

LuganskMediaCentre — 10 November — Lugansk